August 2, 2018

Child Abuse


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.

-Neglect

 

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.