Center for Family Strengthening is dedicated to strengthening families through education and advocacy. The center partners with family support organizations in San Luis Obispo County to provide resources to families in need, protect children from abuse and neglect, and ensure that strong families are a community priority.

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  • Trauma Informed Care

    Center for Family Strengthening Executive Director Lisa Fraser joined Gabriela Grant, Executive Director of California Center of Excellence for Trauma Informed Care, and Sandra Miscovich, Director of Maternal & Child Health with… Read more… 

  • CDC Press Release

    A recent press release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that more than 3 million US women are at risk for alcohol-exposed pregnancy."Alcohol use during pregnancy, even… Read more… 

  • Center for Family Strengthening recognized in SLO Tribune

    In a recent Tribune article, Postpartum depression: Symptoms, risk factors and resources for mothers, Center for Family Strengthening was recognized for its postpartum depression support services in SLO County. Over 500 pregnant and… Read more… 

  • SAVE THE DATE

    "A Trauma Informed SLO"Featuring Gabriella Grant - Executive Director, California Center of Excellence for Trauma Informed Care. Gabriella Grant is a leader in the field of Trauma Informed Care. She trains professionals, in all disciplines,… Read more… 

  • Watch THE RAISING OF AMERICA

    Why do we, as a nation, make it so hard for children to thrive, and how can we do better? Watch the 5-part documentary series THE RAISING OF AMERICA to… Read more… 

What is SLO-CAP

 

The San Luis Obispo County Child Abuse Prevention Council (SLOCAP), a non-profit organization was founded in 1987 by a group of concerned citizens and professionals providing leadership and development of educational programs to promote the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

 

Mission Statement

We build effective community partnerships dedicated to the support of strong families and the prevention of child abuse and neglect through education, advocacy and coordination of services

 

 In 1988 the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors designated SLO-CAP as the self-governing entity responsible for local efforts to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect. In our role as an independent agency, SLO-CAP fosters community relationships to promote a collective approach for the prevention of child maltreatment in all regions of San Luis Obispo County. 


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