MCA News

Maryland’s First ESD Dog

Maryland’s First Electronic Storage Detection Dog                       The Harford County Sheriff’s Office’s has introduced its newest law enforcement canine, K-9 Sata, a certified electronic storage detection (ESD) dog; the first ESD canine in Maryland!  ESD K-9s are

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Governor’s Office Joins MCA in Public Service Announcement

Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services and the Maryland Department of Human Services Joins Maryland Children’s Alliance to Release Public Service Announcement to Increase Awareness of Child Abuse, Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic Encourages Community Members to Stay Connected; Report Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect

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Protective Equipment Supports CACs

Maryland Children’s Alliance greatly appreciate the Governor’s support for defining the work of the CACs as mission critical.  This effort led to the acquisition of some very hard to get Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) via Maryland’s Department of Health. We are also very grateful for Lt. Erika

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Kent County’s Support, Connect, Empower! Campaign

Take a moment to enjoy the people of the Kent County CAC in this brief, touching video demonstrating how we can join together while apart. The Kent County Child Abuse Prevention Month campaign included a Facebook Series designed to support, connect, and empower families in their community. 

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Variety of Pinwheel Gardens in Worcester County

This year the CRICKET Center is planting many pinwheel gardens throughout the county, including this one at the Lion’s Club (which provide support for the CAC on a regular basis).  As Director, Wendy Myers, says, “It won’t be the same as the huge one in the sand

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CAC of Frederick County’s Child Abuse Prevention Activities

In this 2019 photo, the Frederick County team celebrates Wear Blue Day. The Child Advocacy Center of Frederick County has focused their Child Abuse Prevention activities on using social media to connect with families in the community, providing resources and other helpful information.  Please check out their

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Manny Says Thanks!

Manny, the Baltimore Child Abuse Center’s facility dog. says thank you to the BCAC Medical Clinic staff and all Healthcare staff working hard every day to keep everyone safe. Share

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MCA’s Focus on Families in Isolation

  Families Facing Isolation: Coronavirus’ Impact on Child Abuse The fact is, school and work closures remove a critical form of respite for child abuse and intimate partner victims.  MCA is keenly aware of how difficult your work life has been lately, trying to find workarounds for interviewing

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Art Project Inspires Carroll County

Art Project Inspires Carroll County The Carroll County Advocacy and Investigation Center is delighted to show off an art project designed and executed for the CAC by art students from the Manchester Valley High School in Manchester, MD.  The five murals will be formally acknowledged by Carroll County

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