Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $140,000)
The OJJDP FY 09 Earmarks Programs further the Department's mission by providing grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, to organizations identified in the Explanatory Statement Regarding H.R. 1105 (Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009), 155 Cong. Rec. H1653 (daily ed. Feb. 23, 2009) (statement by Rep. Obey, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the House).
Using this federal grant award, the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)of Cayuga County will provide one location for the operation of its Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), which includes Child Protective Services, District Attorney, Auburn Police Department, Cayuga County Sheriff, New York State Police, Cayuga Counseling Services Sexual Assault Victims Advocate Resource (SAVAR) program, and Cayuga/ Seneca Community Action Agency's domestic violence services.
The MDT provides all victim related treatment and support services using best-practice models to children age 0-17 and their non-offending family members.