Expansions

Child Protection Center Is Expanding in South County

The CPC has purchased a new building to meet increasing need for its services.

01/13/2022 By Staff

Grants

Child Protection Center Awarded Grant for Child Abduction and Abuse Prevention

The funding, from the Carlie Brucia Memorial Fund for Children, will support Internet safety workshops.

12/21/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Child Protection Center Welcomes Two New Board Members

Jennifer Fox and Charlie Brooks have both joined the board.

11/22/2021 Photography by Staff

Training

Child Protection Center Team Member Selected to Provide Statewide Training

Danielle Hughes is the Child Protection Team coordinator at the CPC.

10/29/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sheila Miller Named Venice Area Chamber's ‘Empowering Woman of the Year’

Miller is the vice-president of philanthropy at the Child Protection Center.

10/12/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Child Protection Center Receives $150,000 Match Challenge

The match was created to combat the increased need for child abuse services due to the pandemic.

10/01/2021 By Staff

Grants

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

Grants

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

Accreditation

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

Grants

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

Philanthropy

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

Philanthropy

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

Philanthropy

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

Workshops

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

Grants

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

Philanthropy

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

Awards

Child Protection Center Names ‘Child Advocate of the Year’

Danielle Hughes was recognized for her 15 years of advocacy.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Education

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

Philanthropy

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