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Dupage County Children's Center Project

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $493,614)

The DuPage County Children's Center's Project will provide a comprehensive, culturally competent, multidisciplinary response to allegations of child abuse in a dedicated, child-friendly setting. The goal of the project, Systems Improvement, will be achieved by significantly improving the video-recording system of the center and enhancing the coordination of investigations. The goals of this project will include 1) minimize the trauma experienced by the child-victim of abuse during the investigation by utilizing 'best practices' techniques, and 2) improve the coordination of joint investigation.


Date Created: September 6, 2006