Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $60,000)
The OJJDP FY 10 Earmarks Program furthers 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 Conference Report to accompany the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (P.L. 111-117), H.R. Conf. Rep. No. 111-366 at 702-714.
York County Children's Advocacy Center plans to use funds to provide a SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Exam) Nurse team, in partnership with Wellspan Systems, that will provide medical exams for clients who are suspected victims of child abuse. The population to be served are clients ages 3-16 who are initially referred to the York County Children's Advocacy Center for a forensic interview as the first step in an investigation of alleged sexual or extreme physical abuse.