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If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected in Florida, the law requires you to report it to the Florida Abuse Hotline at
1-800-96-ABUSE (1-800-962-2873). For more information on reporting child abuse and neglect, please read Reporting Abuse
The Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida

Pinwheels for Prevention

Pinwheels for Prevention

Pinwheels for Prevention, a national campaign creating a community-wide commitment to healthy child development, is implemented annually in Florida by Prevent Child Abuse Florida, the Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida and the Florida Department of Children and Families.

PCA Florida believes all families deserve to live in communities that have resources to support families and provide safe and healthy experiences for children. To draw attention to and encourage involvement in these efforts, communities throughout Florida display pinwheels promoting individual action to make children a priority.

Florida's Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign includes the development and publication of a Family Development Guide, a Family Advocacy Guide and a Campaign Toolkit; broadcast of television and radio public service announcements; pinwheel displays and a variety of special events in Tallahassee and throughout Florida.

What is Pinwheels for Prevention?
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You can download a Pinwheels for Prevention campaign implementation toolkit from the Local Events page.

Prevent Child Abuse America is proud to offer "Pinwheel City USA," a program whereby cities and towns of any size across the nation can apply to receive this designation to recognize their commitment to and activities in support of child abuse and neglect prevention over the previous 12 months. Click here for more information.

Check out local events you can support, the Pinwheels for Prevention Resource Packet, Public Service Announcements and the Kickoff Event by expanding the Pinwheels for Prevention menu selection above to see the links.

The 2008-2009 Winds of Change Campaign Annual Evaluation Report

Pinwheels for Prevention