Our mission is:
To advocate on behalf of children;
ensure that every child grows up in a safe, healthy and nurturing environment;
encourage self-sufficiency and empowerment through our programs and services;
and provide a social safety-net that is supportive, non-judgmental and effective.
The CPC’s goals and strategies have developed over the 25year history of the organization, in response to the changing and growing needs of the client population of Bermudian families we serve. Through research and data collection, the CPC tracks areas where families struggle and require assistance, formulating goals and strategies which aim to address the root cause of the issues we face as a community.
· Improved learning capacity and lessened tardiness among the student population in the 10 participating schools.
· Improved psychosocial behaviours (better concentration, less boredom, less anxiety)
· Lowered risk of indulging in high calorie foods later in the day; including several other health benefits that facilitate achieving and maintaining appropriate body weight by kick starting the metabolism to burn fat more effectively throughout the day
· Supports better/more involvement in physical education
· Number of students attending/utilizing program
‘Speak Up Be Safe’ is a school-based, child abuse prevention education program that focuses on child safety.
The methodology is based on several areas of research including child development, learning styles, social psychology, and child abuse and neglect prevention. It is written to promote broad student participation and critical reflection by engaging children participants in visual, auditory, and physical learning. SUBS is an evolution of the Childhelp Good Touch Bad Touch™ (GTBT) program delivered in US schools nationally since 1983. The program is a research based, comprehensive primary prevention education curriculum that equips children from P1-P6 as well as their adult community with skills they need to play a significant role in the prevention or interruption of physical, emotional and sexual abuse, neglect and technology based crimes. The school based, developmentally appropriate curriculum utilizes web-based tools and focuses on building self-esteem and safety skills within the child in order to address the societal risks children encounter today such as internet and cell phone safety. The curriculum redirects focus on the adult's responsibility and skill building by engaging the government, schools, facilitators, teachers, parents and designated safe adults in the protection of our children.
It builds self-esteem and safety skills within the child in order to address the societal risks children encounter today such as internet and cell phone safety. The curriculum redirects focus on the adult's responsibility and skill building by engaging the government, schools, facilitators, teachers, parents and designated safe adults in the protection of our children.
We aim to effectively equip children and schools with the skills they need to play a significant role in the prevention or interruption of abuse, neglect, bullying, and internet-related crimes.
Our immediate goal is to ensure that the most basic needs of children are met. Equal focus is placed on working with parents therapeutically in order to shift families from living in crisis towards preventative action and responsible decision making.
· school uniforms provided
· of grocery bags distributed
· clients who maintain appointments
· clients who visited proactively and not in crisis
· clients who engage in goal setting and follow-through
· clients who became employed
· clients who maintained employment for six months or more
· clients who enrolled in an educational program
· clients who completed an educational program
· clients who participated in community service
· pregnancies planned versus unplanned
· children sponsored in winter, Easter, and summer camps
· couples to attend mediation
· couples to reach mediation agreements
· clients who participate in an individualized service plan (ISP) that assess and address the impact of stress due to living in poverty and/or experiencing a history of trauma.