Mission

The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) was established by Public Law 112-275, the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities across the country resulting from child abuse and neglect. More...

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Join the Dialogue - CECANF

CECANF is charged with leading a national dialogue on child abuse and neglect fatalities. Your input is welcome. Due to the volume of suggestions we receive, we are not able to respond to each submission. Send your ideas.

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CECANF in the News

Child abuse deaths are a public health issue, says federal commission meeting in Portland

Members of a federal commission heard state and national-level testimony in Portland Thursday on how to better meet the needs of children at risk for being abused or neglected, with the ultimate goal of providing policy recommendations for the president’s fiscal 2016 budget. The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, an agency established […]

Filed in CECANF in the News by on February 27, 2015

Senator Ron Wyden: Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect – An Oregon Perspective

February 26, 2015 — Go Local PDX

Filed in CECANF in the News by on February 26, 2015

Report blasts child welfare system: How to better protect US kids?

January 27, 2015 — The Christian Science Monitor

Filed in CECANF in the News by on January 29, 2015

Upcoming Events

  1. Arizona Public Meeting

    March 25 - 26
  2. Tennessee Public Meeting

    April 28 - 29
  3. Utah Public Meeting

    May 19 - 20
  4. Wisconsin Public Meeting

    July 15 - 16
  5. New York Public Meeting

    August 6 - 7

In Need of Help?

CECANF is not equipped to provide help to individuals. If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please dial 911. For crisis intervention, information, and referrals, call the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-CHILD.

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