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

Saturday, September 12, 2015 8:00 AM 2nd Annual Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival

THE DRAGONS ARE COMING!! Rally your coworkers, friends and family, and join us for Pensacola’s 2nd Annual spectacle on water – dragon boating!

Location: Bayview Park

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm 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

Saturday, September 19, 2015 8:00 AM 32nd Annual Semper Fi 5k Charity Run

The Marine Corps Aviation Association and The Marine Corps League are proud to present the 32nd Annual 5k Charity Run/Walk on September 19, 2015 at 8:00 AM in Downtown Pensacola. This year's theme is Running Through History.

Location: Downtown Pensacola

People, businesses impacting our community: Aug. 9, 2015 Released: 8/9/2015

United Way of Escambia County has announced the loaned executives (LEs) who will serve as primary advocates for the 2015-16 Workplace Campaign.

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PNJ: Gulf Coast Kid's House: No formula for child abuse Released: 8/4/2015

Ninety percent of child abuse is perpetrated by someone the child already knows.  It doesn't matter whether the child's family is rich or poor, or whether they are white or black. The pattern repeats itself.

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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.

Keep Kids Safe During the Summer

The school year has ended, but not every child looks forward to the escape from the drudgery of school. For many children the summer break signals the entrance into a miserable and often dangerous time in their lives. A heartbreaking statistic soars higher in the summer months: the incidence of child abuse and neglect.

For some children, the end of the school year signifies abandonment of everything positive: meals at school to keep a stomach from growling, positive reinforcement of good behavior, and a trusted adult to turn to if things turn bad at home.

More Information: Full Article

Learn to Prevent and Recognize Child Sexual Abuse

Whether you are an educator, a parent, a minister or a grandparent – if you interact with children in any facet of your day-to-day life please consider learning how to prevent child sexual abuse – an epidemic plaguing Escambia county.

Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children is a revolutionary training program geared toward educating adults in how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, while motivating them to courageous action. Stewards of Children is designed to train any adult, organization, or corporation that interacts with children and youth either personally or professionally. CEUs are available!

Refreshments will be served, a $15 donation is appreciated.

RSVP to 595-5800 or schedule a time for Gulf Coast Kid's House to host a training at your facility.

  • Where: Gulf Coast Kid’s House is located at 3401 N 12th Ave, Pensacola
  • When: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • For more information or to reserve your seat, please call (850) 595-5800