U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

OJJDP FY 16 VOCA Regional Children Advocacy Center Program

Opportunity ID
OJJDP-2016-9155
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2016
Closing Date
Posting Date
Description

Children's advocacy centers provide a coordinated response to victims of child abuse through multidisciplinary teams composed of representatives from community agencies and professionals involved with intervention, prevention, prosecution, and investigation systems that respond to child abuse cases. The program objectives of a CAC are to:

Assist communities in developing child-focused, community-oriented, facility-based programs to improve the resources available to child victims and families.
Provide support for nonoffending family members.
Enhance coordination among community agencies and professionals involved in the intervention, prevention, prosecution, and investigation systems that respond to child abuse cases.
Train physicians and other healthcare and mental healthcare professionals in the multidisciplinary approach to child abuse.

Awards

Number of Awards: 4
Total Amount Awarded: $5,000,000

Date Created: December 30, 2015