The Individuals Behind the Work

CHILD ABUSE: STARS IN THE FIELD

December 7, 2017

Catch a glimpse of the resilient professionals who work to provide healing and justice for victims of child abuse across the state of Massachusetts. Learn why the work done in CACs is so important, how professionals impact the life of a child and discover the camaraderie among colleagues in the multidisciplinary team. Watch the video.

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT MACA

MACA has moved

September 1, 2018

After 12 years in the former Congregational House at 14 Beacon Street, MACA has moved across the street to 11 Beacon. We appreciate all the wonderful connections and friendships we were able to make at 14 Beacon and look forward to our next chapter in our new office space.

MACA Awarded VOCA grant for a Statewide CSEC Service Enhancement Project

July 1, 2018

The Massachusetts Children’s Alliance was awarded a two-year grant Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant through the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) for FY’2019-FY’2020, to continue and build upon the innovative service response of our CACs for high risk as well as youth who are being trafficked.This new “Statewide CSEC Service Enhancement Project” offers sustainability and service enhancement for children impacted by commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC) by ensuring that a coordinated, trauma informed response is available statewide from Pittsfield to Provincetown.

The project will support a dedicated CSEC Case Manager position at each Children’s Advocacy Center to coordinate the multidisciplinary team response to at-risk and sexually exploited children.