Bartholomew County

2019 Chartered Council


Child Abuse Prevention Council of Bartholomew County


President: Denisea Nelson

Main Contact: Raina Jones

P.O. Box 1002

Columbus, IN 47202

Phone: 812-372-3745





Each year the Council hosts a Celebration event during the Month of April encouraging the community to get involved by planting pinwheel gardens. CAP Council of Bartholomew County also sponsors at least one child abuse prevention educational presentation and hosts a purple hat knitting event (which raises awareness on ways to prevent Shaken Baby/Abusive head trauma) annually. The council also passes out pinwheels during the Columbus annual Festival of Lights parade in December.


CAP Council of Bartholomew County has been a PCAIN Chartered Council since 1989.


Meetings are held the bimonthly on the 2nd Tuesday at the Family Service office (call or email for specific information).