Healing Starts Here
Abuse. The word alone is hard to hear. And when a child has been abused, it is even harder to know where to turn for help, guidance and understanding.
The first step is the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC). CAC has the experience to help children and families navigate a complex system, while staying focused on what matters most: Child safety and well-being. Read More ›
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Sep 19, 2014
BOSTON GLOBE: In his first interview with Suffolk County investigators, the little boy was too traumatized to talk much. The fourth-grader was a victim of physical and sexual abuse at the hands of a family member, but he could not bring himself to tell his story. Until he met Indy, a 2-year-old golden retriever and Labrador mix, specially trained to comfort people in emotional distress. Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley hired him last month, as the first “facility dog” to be placed in a Massachusetts district attorney’s office or any governmental agency in New England. ... More ›
Sep 17, 2014
Thanks to the generous support of our friends, the SEEN (Support to End Exploitation Now) Coalition was awarded two prize grants from the Everyone's Kids, Everyone Gives Campaign on September 16, 2014. SEEN was awarded a Leaderboard Prize for its fourth place finish and a Golden Ticket Prize for having the most individual donors during a specified hour. ... More ›
Sep 02, 2014
The SEEN (Support to End Exploitation Now) Coalition, a program of the Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC) is participating in a national giving day to help figth child trafficking in the United States. ... More ›