Child Protection Center Receives $90,000 Grant

Funding from the McCune Family Foundation will support the prevention, intervention and treatment of child abuse.

08/19/2021 By Staff


Child Protection Center Receives Grant for Intervention Services

The $10,000 grant from the William and Harriet Sturdevant Memorial Charitable Trust will support the Children and Families Supervised Visitation Program.

08/12/2021 By Staff


Child Protection Center Earns Accreditation from National Children’s Alliance

The National Children’s Alliance awards accredited membership based on compliance with 10 national standards.

08/09/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Child Protection Center Announces Changes to Board

Tina Granthon has been named chair and Jennifer Steube vice-chair. Freya Robbins is a new member.

07/20/2021 By Staff


Child Protection Center Awarded Grant for Mental Health Services

The $50,000 in funding from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will support mental health services for children suffering from abuse.

07/16/2021 By Staff


Child Protection Center Demolishes Old Cottage on Downtown Property

Money for the demolition was donated by philanthropists Dr. Kenneth Henry Katz and Gwendolyn Hope Katz.

07/09/2021 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Grants Child Protection Center $300,000

CPC reports that child sexual abuse has increased by 23 percent during the pandemic and more than 3,800 child abuse reports were referred to the agency last year.

03/29/2021 By Staff


Child Protection Center Awarded $5,000 Grant

Funding from this grant will support services provided by the Child Protection Team.

12/23/2020 By Staff


Child Abuse Prevention Workshops Available to Public

The workshops provide primary abuse prevention education to children from preschool through high school, as well as their caregivers, childcare professionals, teachers and the community.

11/05/2020 By Staff


Child Protection Center Awarded $10,000 Covid-19 Response Grant

The funding comes from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

10/23/2020 By Staff


Sarasota Philanthropists Create $135,000 Match Opportunity for Child Protection Center

CPC says it has seen a 13 percent increase in treatment for child sexual abuse compared to the same time last year.

10/05/2020 By Staff


Child Protection Center Names ‘Child Advocate of the Year’

Danielle Hughes was recognized for her 15 years of advocacy.

09/03/2020 By Staff


Child Protection Center Prevention Educators Present at National Conference

CPC's presentation focused on the potential risks and misuse that accompany children’s use of the Internet.

08/17/2020 By Staff


Vengroff Williams Inc. Coordinates Demolition for Child Protection Center

Contributions and in-kind donations allow for for funds raised by CPC to continue to be used for programming.

07/30/2020 By Staff


Child Protection Center Awarded Grant From COVID-19 Response Initiative

The $7,500 grant will support CPC’s Children and Families Supervised Visitation Program.

06/29/2020 By Staff


Community-Wide Investment Supports Child Protection Center Program

Funding—including a $300,000 investment from the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation—will be used to support CPC's Personal Safety and Community Awareness Program.

02/11/2020 By Staff


Child Protection Center Seeks Volunteers for Intervention Program

The organization is seeking volunteers for its Children’s and Families Supervised Visitation Program.

10/15/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Child Protection Center Adds Two New Board Members, Names New Board Chair

Jim Rollo and John Noyes have joined the board, and Tony Dempsey has been named its new chair.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Sip it Up and Start Again

Men, Whiskey, Watches & Wheels Tickets Still on Sale

Cocktails for a cause.

12/07/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health care

Child Protection Center Therapist Earns New Licenses

Celia Marchese of the Child Protection Center is now a licensed mental health counselor and a licensed marriage and family therapist.

11/01/2017 By staff