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...

Join the Dialogue

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.

CECANF in the News

Child protection in turmoil across the country

November 30, 2014 — Star Tribune

Filed in CECANF in the News by on November 30, 2014

Message to task force: More scrutiny for Minnesota child protection

November 14, 2014 — Star Tribune

Filed in CECANF in the News by on November 14, 2014

GUEST COLUMN: A combined effort to prevent child abuse and neglect fatalities

October 4, 2014 — The Gazette

Filed in CECANF in the News by on October 4, 2014

Child deaths tied to abuse, neglect still high

September 11, 2014 — The Chicago Tribune

Filed in CECANF in the News by on September 11, 2014

Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

September 2014 — Children’s Bureau Express

Filed in CECANF in the News by on September 9, 2014

Upcoming Events

  1. Oregon Public Meeting

    February 26, 2015 - February 27, 2015
  2. Arizona Public Meeting

    March 25, 2015 - March 26, 2015
  3. Tennessee Public Meeting

    April 28, 2015 - April 29, 2015
  4. Utah Public Meeting

    May 19, 2015 - May 20, 2015
  5. Minnesota Public Meeting

    July 15, 2015 - July 16, 2015

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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