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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What's New at CAC
Oct 09, 2014
The Global Modern Slavery Directory is now officially live! The first-of-its-kind Directory is a growing publicly searchable database including the CAC’s Support to End Exploitation Now (SEEN) program as one of 205 organizations in the US and 568 located internationally. Over 770 organizations and hotlines included in the Directory are included to help fight human trafficking around the world. ... More ›
Oct 07, 2014
Hedge Funds Care focuses efforts on Help For Children with the goal to prevent and treat child abuse. This October, they are spotlighting the CAC's Family Advocacy Program. ... More ›
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 ›