Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year, like so many other things, it has taken on an additional meaning. At the same time as we were told that staying home was best for our own safety, victims of abuse have been in an environment of forced time and isolation with their abusers. Additional…

Burlington County CAC Earns Re-Accreditation!

We are excited to announce that the Burlington County Child Advocacy Center has successfully earned re-accreditation with the National Children’s Alliance. CACs that have met NCA’s ten accreditation standards have demonstrated that they adhere to best practices in ensuring all child abuse victims are served by CACs receive quality, evidence-based services that help them heal…

Press Release: #StandUpForNJChildren Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         CONTACT:   Cristina Pinzon Tel. 908-447-3964 Email: Cristina@statesideaffairs.com #StandUpForNJChildren Campaign Seeks Restoration of Funding for NJCA’s Child Advocacy Centers Statewide to Aid Child Victims of Abuse and Neglect COVID-19 has led to an increased need for mental health and advocacy support and has had a disproportionate impact on children of color. NEW…

2019 impact – and 2020 so far

Dear Friends and Supporters, On this Maprilgust(tm) 97th (feels that way sometimes, doesn’t it?), as we sit in the dark caused by Isaiah power outages,  I would like to proudly share our first annual report highlighting the significant growth New Jersey has experienced in promoting hope, healing, and justice for New Jerseys most vulnerable children…

NJCA Announces Youth Art Contest!

APRIL is CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH Enter The New Jersey Children’s Alliance  “Heroes for Children: Shine Bright” 2019 Youth Art Contest The New Jersey Children’s Alliance is excited to announce a youth art contest, featuring the subject “Heroes for Children: Shine Bright.” The subject incorporates the theme of our annual statewide charity run/walk, “Heroes for…

Budget Support for CACs

With the NJ Legislature currently in session working on the 2018-2019 budget, it is critically important that $5 million state allocation for CAC-MDT Fund, allocated to support the development of new CACs and the enhancement of existing ones, be restored. The funding was not included in Governor Murphy’s budget draft, but we are optimistic that…

CAC Featured in Publication!

Congratulations to the Monmouth County Children’s Advocacy Center on being featured in the Winter Newsletter of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys!  “With the opening of the MCCAC, coordination of the Monmouth County’s MDT approach to child abuse investigations has continued to evolve in a positive trajectory. Improved outcomes across all disciplines, including more successful prosecutions,…