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FY 2003 OJJDP DISCRETIONARY CONTINUATION PROGRAMS - CHILD PROTECTION

Award Information

Award #
2000-CI-FX-K002
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2000
Total funding (to date)
$1,808,975

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2000, $250,000)

The Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990, as amended, authorizes OJJDP to support the development of multidisciplinary teams and children's advocacy centers in local communities to improve their reponse to child abuse. It specifically directs the creation of four Regional Children's Advocacy Centers throughout the United States to provide training and technical assistance to local communities for this purpose. This grant will allow the Northeast Regional Children's Advocacy Center (NRCAC)to continue to increase the number of facility-based children's advocacy centers (CACs) in the northeast region. These CACs will provide coordinated and comprehensive multi-disciplinary services to children and families who are victims of abuse and neglect. The NRCAC will target underserved areas in order to introduce the CAC concept and establish CACs, strengthen existing CACs and leverage resources through collaborative projects. These goals will be accomplished through development and delivery of technical assistance and training projects, and through collaborative efforts with the National Children's Alliance, the other Regional Children's Advocacy Centers,state CAC organizations and individual communities. CA/NCF

The Northeast Regional Children's Advocacy Center proposes to strengthen Children's
Advocacy Centers (CACs) and multi disciplinary Teams (MDTs) by promoting
multi disciplinary programs that coordinate community response to child abuse. The
core components of this proposal include national, regional and state conferences;
information dissemination; on-site technical assistance; mentoring; and state network
development.

NCA/NCF

The Northeast Regional Children's Advocacy Center proposes to strengthen Children's
Advocacy Centers (CACs) and multi disciplinary Teams (MDTs) by promoting
multi disciplinary programs that coordinate community response to child abuse. The
core components of this proposal include national, regional and state conferences;
information dissemination; on-site technical assistance; mentoring; and state network
development.

NCA/NCF

The Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990, as amended, authorizes OJJDP to support the development of multidisciplinary teams and children's advocacy centers in local communities to improve their reponse to child abuse. It specifically directs the creation of four Regional Children's Advocacy Centers throughout the United States to provide training and technical assistance to local communities for this purpose. This grant will allow the Northeast Regional Children's Advocacy Center (NRCAC)to continue to increase the number of facility-based children's advocacy centers (CACs) in the northeast region. These CACs will provide coordinated and comprehensive multi-disciplinary services to children and families who are victims of abuse and neglect. The NRCAC will target underserved areas in order to introduce the CAC concept and establish CACs, strengthen existing CACs and leverage resources through collaborative projects. These goals will be accomplished through development and delivery of technical assistance and training projects, and through collaborative efforts with the National Children's Alliance, the other Regional Children's Advocacy Centers,state CAC organizations and individual communities. CA/NCF

The Northeast Regional Children's Advocacy Center proposes to strengthen Children's
Advocacy Centers (CACs) and multi disciplinary Teams (MDTs) by promoting
multi disciplinary programs that coordinate community response to child abuse. The
core components of this proposal include national, regional and state conferences;
information dissemination; on-site technical assistance; mentoring; and state network
development.

NCA/NCF

Date Created: March 22, 2000