Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $1,132,137)
This award will support the operations of the National Children's Alliance (NCA) in its work to provide information and support to communities interested in developing or strengthening their multidisciplinary approach to investigating, prosecuting and treating child abuse and neglect. Through the provision and training and technical assistance, NCA will support local communities in their work to improve their response to child abuse and neglect. This program is authorized by the Victims of Child Abuse Act, 42 USC 13001 et seq.
The National Children's Alliance will provide national advocacy and support for the child advocacy center (CAC) model through on-site training and technical assistance to interested communities, conference presentations, and resource materials and data collection. In administering this grant, NCA will coordinate its efforts with all other VOCA-funded programs. NCA/NCF