Did you know…

1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused before their 18th birthday. 1 in 5 children is solicited sexually while on the internet. Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults are on children age 17 and younger. The number of children served by NYS CACs increased by 73% over the past 5 years and that number continues to grow. In 2012, there were over 18,500 children in NY who received CAC services. How do Child Advocacy Centers make a difference?
CACs help child victims heal Child victims of sexual abuse who receive services at CACs are four times more likely to receive forensic medical exams and increased referrals for mental health treatment than children served by non-CAC communities. CACs hold offenders accountable Increased usage of CACs and MDTs has resulted in increased successful prosecutions of child abuse perpetrators. One study shows an average 94% conviction rate for CAC cases carried forward. CACs save money The CAC model saves court, child protection and investigative dollars averaging a $1000 savings per case compared to non-CAC communities.

Participating Child Advocacy Centers
Jane Barker Brooklyn Child Advocacy Center Queens Child Advocacy Center Manhattan Child Advocacy Center Staten Island Child Advocacy Center Southern Tier Child Advocacy Center Child Advocacy Center of Chautauqua County Justice for Children Child Advocacy Center Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County Lee Gross Anthone CAC, a program of CATS Madison County Child Advocacy Center Otsego County Child Advocacy Center Chemung County Child Advocacy Center Child Advocacy Center of Niagara Chenango County CAC - A Division of Catholic Charities Child Advocacy Program of the Finger Lakes Child Abuse Prevention Center Bivona Child Advocacy Center Harriet M. West Child Advocacy Center Child at Risk Response Team of Schoharie County START Children's Center CAC at the Westchester Institute for Human Development Child Advocacy Center of Northern New York

New York State Children’s Alliance, Inc.

1st Annual “Step Up For Kids”
Statewide Run/Walk

September 28, 2013
Registration Begins at 8:30am Race Begins at 10:00am At Immaculate Heart Central School 1316 Ives Street, Watertown

To Register Visit
320 Schermerhorn Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 Phone: 516-406-0225 Fax: 516-710-7832 www.nyschildrensalliance.org


Taking Steps to Prevent

Child Abuse

Statewide Run/Walk 2013
I AM WALKING FOR The Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County’s Child Advocacy Center of NNY



Name _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Address _________________________________________ City _____________________State ____ Zip ____________ Email (required) ____________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone (W) __________________________________________(H) ________________________________________

Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County Child Advocacy Center of NNY 120 Washington Street, Suite 406 Watertown, NY 13601

Please return all money and this form on or before September 28, 2013
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