The Office for Victims of Crime has released Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials, a new online resource to help children and youth in the justice system who are victims of or witnesses to a crime.
The fiscal year (FY) 2021 Children's Advocacy Centers National Subgrants Program, which will provide funding under three categories of assistance to children's advocacy centers (CACs). The three categories of assistance are (1) National Subgrants Program, (2) National Subgrants Program for Victims of Child Pornography, and (3) National Military Partnership Program.
Held on April 15, 2021 by OJJDP's NTTAC in conjunction with the National District Attorneys Association, this webinar discussed children's language development to give prosecutors a better idea of how to speak and ask questions of child victims.
Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones highlights OJJDP's work to protect children, including its support for children's advocacy centers, funding for court appointed special advocates, and training for professionals