A Community Based Problem Needs a Community Based Response
Regional Child Abuse Prevention Councils are primarily voluntary groups who organize public engagement campaigns to heighten public awareness of child abuse and neglect and most of all what the community can do to assist in prevention.
Child Abuse Prevention Needs You
Councils are located through out the state. Please consider joining or supporting your local council. Search for a council below.
The Child Abuse Prevention Fund was established by the legislature in 1982. The purpose of the Fund is to promote child abuse prevention and to provide financial assistance to community agencies for the prevention of child abuse.
If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to the Child Abuse Prevention Fund, please contact the Statewide Prevention Staff.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Consortium
The Arizona Department of Child Safety is a founding member of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Consortium which is a group of Arizona professionals devoted to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The ACE Consortium has developed a statewide media campaign called "Strong Communities Raise Strong Kids." The goal of the campaign is to help make people aware that "ACEs can last a lifetime, but they don't have to!" For more information about the ACE Consortium and the ACE study, please visit: