The Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania (CAC/NEPA) received a $65,000 grant from AllOne Foundation. The grant supported expanding the trauma-informed behavioral and mental health services for child victims of abuse, neglect, and trauma in Northeastern Pennsylvania by hiring another full-time therapist.
The Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania is a private, non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to provide excellence in the assessment and treatment of child abuse and neglect. The Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA is the first stop for children before entering the justice system. The designated child abuse center for Lackawanna County, the CAC/NEPA, also provides Forensic Medical Assessments and Forensic Interviews for cases referred from Monroe, Wayne, Carbon, Susquehanna, Luzerne, Pike, and Wyoming counties. Since opening its doors in 1998, The Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA has helped more than 18,000 children and adolescents.
For more information about the CAC/NEPA, please call the Center at 570-969-7313 or visit the CAC/NEPA’s website: www.cacnepa.org.