Keeping Utah's Children Safe
For more than four decades, Prevent Child Abuse Utah has dedicated itself to nurturing the seeds of child protection within the classrooms of Utah's public schools. Utah based and fueled by the spirit of fortifying families, we invite you to stand with us, safeguarding a radiant future for the Beehive State.
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention in Utah
Prevent Child Abuse Utah School Presentaions
How is Utah Doing?
Assessing Utah's Progress: Child Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, and Their Long-term Financial Impact.
1 in 7
One in seven Utah children will be sexually abused by age 18.
Someone They Know
91% of the time, children are sexually abused by someone they know and trust.
It is estimated that the impacts of child sexual abuse cost the state of Utah $1 billion annually.
Perpetrated by Older Children
50% of abuse incidents are perpetrated by older children.
Education is Key
Participation in prevention education halves the likelihood of child sexual abuse.
“For every $1 invested in prevention, Utah saves $5.70.” - Governor Spencer Cox
Frequently Asked Questions
November 15, 2023 at 11:30am, Utah State Capitol Rotunda
Support the Safe Child Project
Join Prevent Child Abuse Utah and The Policy Project as we rally at the Capitol. Everyone is welcome to join and show their support. Invite your organizations, friends, family, and neighbors!
Register for the "Rally at the Capitol" for the Safe Child Project.