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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

Advocate for Our Children Be An Advocate for Escambia County's and Pensacola's Children

A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds in the United States. According to a report issued by Childhelp.org, every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving more than 6 million children (a report can include multiple children). Further, the United States has one of the worst records among industrialized nations – losing on average between four and seven children every day to child abuse and neglect.

In Escambia County alone last year, there were over 4,600 cases of child maltreatment reported. In our own backyard, each year nearly 20 child deaths are investigated annually as a result of suspected abuse.

In 2017, Gulf Coast Kid’s House (GCKH) provided services for over 3,800 children victimized by abuse. Last year, in 97% of the cases seen at GCKH, the alleged perpetrator was a family member or a close friend of the family.

Help us keep our children safe by:

  • Knowing the signs of abuse
  • Reporting abuse
  • Supporting prevention education, click here for a full list of programs offered
    • Contact your local state representatives
    • Make sure all schools and community groups involved with children have prevention education
  • Supporting Gulf Coast Kid's House - your local child advocacy center

Association of Friday School Report Card Release With Saturday Incidence Rates of Agency-Verified Physical Child Abuse


S534 Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act

Congress has passed S534 Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act


Delayed reporting of sexual abuse is the norm, not exception: Guestview

The recent press surrounding Roy Moore and sexual abuse allegations highlights the crucial need for public education to show how vital it is that child sexual abuse is disclosed. Sadly, much of the conversation around the recent cases is the misconception that someone who was abused at 14 and didn’t disclose until adulthood was simply an opportunist.


Fred Levin Makes $200,000 Gift to Gulf Coast Kid's House

FRED LEVIN CONTINUES TO HONOR WIFE MARILYN KAPNER LEVIN

WITH $200,000 DONATION TO GULF COAST KID’S HOUSE ENDOWMENT

Pensacola, FL – August 4th, 2017 – Fred Levin recently donated $200,000 to ensure future operations of Gulf Coast Kid’s House. This is Levin’s second large investment into GCKH, made in honor of his late wife, Marilyn Kapner Levin. In 2003, Levin donated $500,000 to purchase and name the Marilyn Kapner Levin Center for Child Advocacy and Child Abuse Prevention. 

Full Press Release Here

 


The Dragons Are Coming! Fourth Annual Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival to support Gulf Coast Kid’s House


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