Located at the Marilyn Kapner Levin Center for Children's Advocacy
and Child Abuse Prevention and the Allen R. Levin Family Advocacy and Education Wing

Latest News/Events

Sunday, May 10, 2015 4:00 p.m. Cokesbury's Concert for a Cause

A special benefit concert that will provide much needed supplies for Gulf Coast Kid's House. Music will be provided by Roman Street, and a reception will follow the concert in the Atrium.

Location: Cokesbury Church 5725 N. 9th Avenue

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am Learn to Prevent and Recognize Child Sexual Abuse

Participate in the nationally recognized Stewards of Children course and become empowered to fight the epidemic of child sexual abuse.

Location: Gulf Coast Kid's House

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm Learn to Prevent and Recognize Child Sexual Abuse

Participate in the nationally recognized Stewards of Children course and become empowered to fight the epidemic of child sexual abuse.

Location: Gulf Coast Kid's House

Victims Next Door: Part Two, Beyond Horrific Released: 4/29/2015

Behind the lines of a war on children.

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Victims Next Door: Part One: Children in crisis Released: 4/26/2015

BEHIND THE LINES OF A WAR ON CHILDREN These stories are the first in a four-part series spanning eight days focusing on child abuse in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Our goal is simple: to increase awareness of the need to report suspected abuse, in the hopes of saving children and families in our community. The No. 1 priority of child advocates is to keep children safe. To do that, they must first determine is there a safety risk, what is it and what they can do about it. But when it comes to defining child abuse, it's not as black and white as one might think.

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Telephone: (850) 595-5800
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Gulf Coast Kid's House - Pensacola, Fl Recognizing child abuse

Our Children - Our Future Fighting child abuse in Pensacola and Escambia County

Gulf Coast Kid's House is a private, not-for-profit which provides services to victims of child abuse in Escambia County.

Gulf Coast Kid's House is a children's advocacy center serving Pensacola and Escambia County. As a children's advocacy center, we combine all of the professionals and resources needed for the intervention, investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases under one child-friendly facility. Child victims and their families also receive mental health counseling at our center. The goal of Gulf Coast Kid's House is to form a more collaborative response to child abuse cases so that we can improve case outcomes and minimize trauma to the children and families we serve.

Because we know that the only hope to end child abuse is education, Gulf Coast Kid's House also offers a variety of child abuse prevention education.

Learn how you can help, call us at (850) 595-5800.

To report a case of child abuse, call the Abuse Hotline at 1-800-96ABUSE.


Pensacola News Journal & GCKH Host a child abuse forum (April 29th)

Gulf Coast Kid's House is proud to partner with the Pensacola News Journal to host a child abuse forum on Wednesday, April 29 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. The forum will cover how to recognize signs of child abuse, how to report, and other education opportunities, led by experts at the Gulf Coast Kid's House. We are grateful to the Pensacola News Journal for hosting this valuable training.

This training is open to the public, we encourage you to share this invitation with friends. Feel free to email us with any questions.

  • Where: PNJ Building, 2 North Palafox Street, Pensacola
  • When: April 29, from 6 - 7:30 PM
  • Cost: Free, dinner included
  • RSVP: 435-8600 or cthornton@pensacol.gannett.com

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These Bows Are Blue So Our Children Don't Have to Be

From Blue to Better – a regional awareness campaign, wants you to display blue bows all month long during April to help raise awareness about child abuse prevention. Palafox St. will be covered in blue bows all month long – help us spread the word by displaying blue bows and a poster at your place of business. Bows and posters are free to any interested business and may be picked up at Gulf Coast Kid’s House.

We all have a role to play in keeping children safe.
Call 595-5800 for more information and to help move children from blue to better.

‪#‎NoChildShouldBeBlue


Blue Wahoos and the PNJ present:
"Give Back Mondays" (April 29th) Show your support for our team and our community

The Gulf Coast Kid's House is the recipient of the first Wahoos Give Back Mondays at Maritime Park.

Give Back Mondays, sponsored by the Pensacola News Journal this season, gives Wahoos game attendees the opportunity to donate an item to a charity on Monday home games in return for a special gift. The first opportunity of the season is Monday and donors will receive a free Wahoos team poster in return for their donation.

Suggested donation listed below.

Also: Blue Wahoos All Season

Our friends at the Blue Wahoos will air a special message from Sue Straughn, Quint Studer, and Sandy Sansing at every game this April! They have several home games in April so go support our hometown team!

Gulf Coast Kids House wish list

  • Underwear, socks and slippers for boys and girls
  • Quart- and gallon-size plastic bags
  • Granola bars, cookies and crackers
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Infant formula and pacifiers
  • Pants and polo shirts for school uniforms
  • Baby lotion and baby wash
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Postage stamps
  • Cash is always welcome

Cokesbury's Concert for a Cause (May 10th) Free Concert with Roman Street

This special benefit concert will help provide much needed supplies for Gulf Coast Kid's House. The concert is free; just bring an item listed on Cokesbury's website. There will also be a love offering that will take place during the concert for the excellent music provided by Roman Street. Join us in the Atrium for a reception after the concert. Feel free to visit www.cokesburychurch.com for more details about the necessary supplies.

  • Location: Cokesbury Church 5725 N. 9th Avenue
  • Date/Time: Sunday, May 10, 2015 4:00 p.m.