Westminster Child Abuse Prevention Center

Find Westminster Colorado child abuse prevention centers. Child abuse prevention centers are social service offices which provide child protective services to families.

Prevent Child Abuse Colorado 2000 West 120th Avenue Westminster CO 80234 303-339-0780

Prevent Child Abuse Colorado 2000 West 120th Avenue Westminster CO 80234 303-339-0780

About Westminster Child Abuse Prevention

Westminster Child Abuse Prevention is a service or agency that protects children from abuse or neglect and promotes the welfare of children that are vulnerable to abuse or victims of abuse in Westminster, CO. Child Abuse Prevention may be one component of a Westminster Child, Youth, and Family Services or similar agency, or it may be established as a stand-alone agency. In addition to government agencies responsible for Child Abuse Prevention, numerous non-profit organizations exist with complementary missions to protect children in from abuse and neglect.

You may contact Child Abuse Prevention for questions about:
  • Westminster Child Abuse and neglect prevention programs
  • Identifying the signs of child abuse
  • Improving the lives of children in the Westminster community
  • Volunteering as a tutor, mentor or coach
  • Child safety and victims of child abuse
Colorado Child Abuse Prevention Agencies in Westminster

State agencies responsible for Colorado Child Abuse Prevention investigate cases of suspected abuse, neglect, or abandonment of children in Westminster and evaluate and intervene on behalf of victims. Many agencies employ caseworkers to monitor children and to arrange for necessary rehabilitative services for families in need. The work of Child Abuse Prevention agencies in Westminster often involves close collaboration with law enforcement agencies and the legal system. Prevention services, such as home visits to new and expectant parents and public information and educational initiatives, are common activities in Child Abuse Prevention agencies. Most also offer hotline telephone services for reporting suspected child abuse. Child Abuse Prevention agencies are often responsible for regulating and coordinating processes related to Westminster adoptions, foster care, and transitional placements.

Westminster Child Abuse Prevention Nonprofits

Numerous nonprofit agencies have been established around all aspects of Child Abuse Prevention, including legal services, advocacy, public education, victim support and recovery, family rehabilitation, and training for service providers. Child Abuse Prevention programming has been incorporated into various settings and institutions, including Westminster schools, prisons, hospitals, homeless shelters, and places of worship. These activities may be operated and funded by Colorado state or federal government resources or by nonprofit agencies, and they may be tailored to general or targeted populations in Westminster.

Westminster Child Bureau

The Child Bureau (CB) within the U.S. Health and Human Services Administration provides funding to Colorado State and tribal organizations for programming that promotes stable families and a variety of domestic violence prevention and treatment services. It provides technical assistance and training to CO state and tribes in Westminster child protection, the prevention of maltreatment, in-home services for families, and assistance for infants at risk of abandonment. Westminster CB Offices help investigate reports of child abuse and help homeless children stay out of shelters and find stable homes. The Child Bureau also manages a reporting system that collects data on reports of Westminster child abuse, analyzes the data, and makes the information available to the public.