Child Abuse Prevention and Education Council Of Charlevoix & Emmet Counties

P.O. Box 414

Petoskey, MI 49770

Phone: 231-753-8511

2017 Winning Drawing


Parenting Awareness Michigan (PAM) Month Essay and Drawing Contest

Charlevoix and Emmet County 2nd and 3rd graders are encouraged to participate every year in our essay and drawing contest on the topic, "What Makes Your Family Strong?"  Entries will be accepted the first week of February.  All participants will receive a certificate.  Winning essays will be published in the Petoskey News-Review and winning drawings will be framed on display at area libraries during the Parenting Awareness Month of March.

Annual Spring Conference

Held each April, next year's spring conference is in the planning stages.  If you would like to join our planning team please contact us.  New members welcome! Please see our Spring Conference page for more information.

Action-Hero Fun Run - Encourage Healthy Activities!

The CAPE Council hosts action-hero fun runs at family friendly events including the Children's Health Fair in the spring.  Visit our booth to borrow an action hero cape and help us encourage children to be active.

Annual Community Recognition

Each year the CAPE Council recognizes local individuals for their dedication to children and families within our community. Download a nomination form to nominate someone you know that goes above and beyond to make changes in the lives of children in Charlevoix and Emmet counties.

For the Love of Laundry Nights

Free laundry the third Wednesday of each month during the school year. See Services Provided page for more details. Bradford Master Dry Cleaners, 621 Pleasant St., Petoskey 4:30-7 p.m.