A network of national service programs, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more.
AmeriCorps members are certified Child and Family Advocates, who work in the schools within Glenn County providing support in the areas of Math, Literacy, and Social-Emotional to all Transitional Kindergarten and Traditional Kindergarten classrooms. AmeriCorps members also support Families For Literacy within the public libraries located in Willows and Orland, as well as assist with coaching of parents and teachers.
Prevent Child Abuse California, an affiliate of Prevent Child Abuse America, coordinates the good work of all the state's child abuse prevention agencies and organizations,and takes the lead at the State Capitol, where it lobbies for child abuse prevention legislation. Prevent Child Abuse California also provides home visitation, parenting education and other child abuse prevention services directly to children and families throughout the state.
"For nearly 40 years, The Child Abuse Prevention Center has been a state, national and international service, training, advocacy and resource center dedicated to protecting children and building healthy families. Known as the CAP Center and located in Sacramento, California, it is home to five unique agencies. Each agency takes a different but complementary approach to preventing child abuse by providing an array of programs to build strong families and keep children safe."