Learn more facts HERE about who we are and what we do in collaboration with schools and community to protect our children.
MISSION AND PURPOSE
In 1984, Child Assault Prevention Project of Washoe County was established as a private, non-profit organization to address the growing concern of child abuse in Washoe County. CAP's mission has expanded over the years, but has always included the empowerment of children and families, through increased knowledge and awareness, to act in ways that work to break the cycle of abuse.
Locally, CAP is staffed by an executive director, workshop facilitators and community volunteers.
The mission of CAP is in response to the national and local statistics of child abuse. Annually, there are more than 300,000 reports of child abuse nationally. Locally, Washoe County took 7,513 reports of child abuse and negect in 2013. While that number is frightening in itself, it is even more frightening to know that 80% of all child abuse goes unreported.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
KELLY JESCH, Secretary
Please click to find our I-990 for 2020-2021.
Below are listed our very special community members who are Ambassadors of the CAP program through donations: