CAC News

The 2016 CAC Boston Marathon Team

Feb 26, 2016

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In just a few weeks, half a million people will line up to encourage every runner in the 2016 Boston Marathon. The Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC) and friends will be cheering for three runners in particular: the 2016 CAC Boston Marathon Team!  Busola, Drew, and Isiah each have their own compelling reason to take on the marathon challenge. But all share the commitment to helping children at the CAC. With each step they take, they are supporting a child's recovery from exposure to violence and abuse. ... More ›

Third Annual Ginormous Climb Registration Now Open!

Jan 25, 2016

Gather your courage to speak out about child abuse while you collect sponsors for The Ginormous Climb on April 2, 2016. And then, demonstrate your resolve as you climb 60 floors to the top of New England’s tallest tower 200 Clarendon (formerly known as the John Hancock Tower). ... More ›

December 22: Boston Skyline

Dec 16, 2015

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The Boston skyline will shine in a new light on December 22 when the top of the Prudential Center is cast in purple light in support of the Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC) and victims of child abuse. ... More ›

Join the CAC Team: Development Manager

Dec 14, 2015

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County seeks a dynamic, energized and driven development generalist to join our passionate and talented team.  The CAC Development Manager is responsible for the implementation of a diversified development strategy including individual and corporate giving, foundation and government grants and special events. Application deadline:  December 31, 2015 ... More ›

Boston Globe: Family Justice Center of Boston marks 10 years of helping victims

Oct 22, 2015

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On Thursday, the Family Justice Center, home of the CAC, marked its 10th anniversary and reflected on the families it has helped and the cases that have been solved, thanks to the collaborative effort. Located on Commonwealth Avenue and among the first to open nationwide, the FJC offers crime victims and their families a wide variety of services they may need from police, prosecutors, and more than a dozen nonprofit social welfare organizations that work there.   ... More ›

Celebrating Twenty Extraordinary Years

Oct 02, 2015

On Thursday October 1, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC) gathered with partners, sponsors, friends and supporters to celebrate twenty extraordinary years of keeping kids safe and strengthening families. ... More ›

Sixth Annual CAC Golf Tournament

May 14, 2015

Friends of The Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County will tee up at the Sixth Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, May 29 on the George Wright Golf Course in Hyde Park. The annual tournament, hosted by District Attorney Daniel F. Conley, begins with an 8:00 am shotgun start for the 18 holes of golf followed by lunch. Join us for a day on the course: register as an individual golfer, foursomes or sponsor. Proceeds support children on their journey of hope and healing at the CAC. ... More ›

Hope Blooms this Spring!

Apr 13, 2015

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After much anticipation, spring has arrived leaving historic snowfall for the record books and fading memories of the long, snowy days we slogged through. In downtown Boston, thousands of Hope Blooms' crocuses are begging to burst into the springtime sunshine. ... More ›

Relive the Excitement of the 2015 Ginormous Climb

Apr 02, 2015

VIDEO: Relive the Excitement of the 2015 Ginormous Climb. ... More ›

CAC Board of Trustees Announces Year End Matching Fund

Dec 09, 2014

Each year, a growing number of families turn to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County to feel safe, cope with trauma, seek justice and heal. In 2014, the CAC responded to more concerns of child abuse and exploitation than in any year prior. In response to this growing need for services, the CAC Board of Trustees is providing a Year End Match. Offering a dollar-for-dollar match for every donation received by December 31, 2014 up to a total of $10,000, the Year End Match not only allows you to double the impact of your tax-deductible gift, it will also make sure that the CAC is ready to provide every child and family in need with trauma counseling, family advocacy and essential services. ... More ›

BOSTON HERALD: Helping Bay State youngsters keep away from the sex trade

Nov 25, 2014

Massachusetts is one of nine states to receive the federal grant, primarily for training and technical assistance. Leaders from various child advocacy groups made the announcement yesterday at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County. ... More ›

Seeking 2015 CAC Boston Marathon Team

Nov 21, 2014

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The Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC) is excited to announce that we have official entries for the 119th Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015! We are seeking a group of motivated and enthusiastic runners to join our 2015 Marathon Team! Applications are being accepted until December 10, 2015. ... More ›

Global Modern Slavery Directory Launches to Fight Trafficking

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 ›

Hedge Funds Care: Grantee Spotlight

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 ›

Welcome to Our New Partner: Indy

Sep 19, 2014

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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 ›