Rebecca Virgo is currenly serving as the Interim Director for Prevent Child Abuse Utah and has not let go of her role that has her heart: Program Administrator for PCAU's home visiting program -- Parents as Teachers. She served in this role for the past four years with a focus on empowering families with children under the age of five through education and reflective coaching. Rebecca is a mother of six children, a first generation graduate of Weber State University with degrees in English and Geography, a daughter of inter-generational poverty, and a poet who strives to facilitate healing in a community where trauma has become an all too common part of our story.
Founded in 1982, the mission of Prevent Child Abuse Utah is to forge and guide a community commitment to prevent child abuse in all forms through programs, services, public awareness, education, public policy development and system partner collaboration. Prevent Child Abuse Utah is the largest and only nonprofit organization in the state whose funding and energy are fully and completely dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
At Prevent Child Abuse Utah, we lay the groundwork to deliver the great childhoods that all children deserve. We promote services that improve child well-being and develop programs that help to prevent abuse and neglect before it occurs.
Each year, Prevent Child Abuse Utah educates thousands of children, professionals, parents and the community about how to identify, report and prevent child abuse. Every child deserves to live a happy, healthy life free from abuse.