What is it?
Child abuse is when a person inflicts the following on someone under age 18:
-A physical injury inflicted by other than accidental means
-Sexual abuse of a child, including both sexual assault & exploitation
-Willful harming or injuring of a child, including unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering.
Willful infliction of cruel or inhuman corporal punishment or injury resulting in a traumatic condition.
What are the stats?
There are 4 confirmed cases of child abuse every day in Contra Costa County.
Where can I get help?
Contact the Family Justice Center at 925-521-6366 or 510-974-7200.