MCA News

The CRICKET Center Welcomes Josiah!

The CRICKET Center Welcomes a Facility Dog! The CRICKET Center was recently approved to receive a Courthouse/Facility Dog from Canine Companions for Independence.  Their specially trained facility dogs are trustworthy in professional environments and can perform over 40 commands designed to comfort and inspire child victims. One

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The CRICKET Center’s 5th Annual Walk for Kids

The CRICKET Center’s 5th Annual Walk for Kids   The CRICKET Center’s 5th Annual Walk for Kids was an amazing success, raising over $16,000 (so far!).  They used this opportunity to give away prevention packets to hundreds of people on the boardwalk.  The bright, sunny day reflected

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Get your tickets for BCAC’s “Be a Hero” Gala!

BE A HERO GALA Benefiting the Baltimore Child Abuse Center, “to change the lives of our community’s children” Last chance to buy your tickets for the BE A HERO event! Purchase tickets HERE! FRIDAY, MAY 4, 6:30 PM PORT DISCOVERY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM ​6:30 PM Cocktail Hour & Dinner 9:30

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Lots Going on in Frederick County!

The Child Advocacy Center or Frederick County participated in a wide variety of events in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, including being the recipient of six proclamations, supporting WearBlue Day, and sponsoring a remembrance ceremony in their Healing Garden (the bricks are dedicated to children who

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The CRICKET Center’s 5th Annual Walk for Kids! 

Check out the CRICKET Center’s 5th Annual Walk for Kids!  Sunday, April 22nd at Hooter’s Boardwalk location on 5th Street in Ocean City.  Registration at 11:00 a.m.; Walk starts at 12 noon.  Prizes to top fundraisers.  Entrants invited to reception at Hooter’s, 1:00 to 3:00 – food,

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MCA Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

Maryland Children’s Alliance, and member child advocacy centers, recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month each April in an effort to promote community involvement in preventing child maltreatment.    The goal is to build community awareness of the extent and consequences of child abuse, increase reporting, commit resources and strategies

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MCA Offers Victim Advocacy Training

Some of our best and brightest from children’s advocacy centers  from all over Maryland came together for a 3 day victim advocacy training in Marriottsville.  On day 2 they took a break to network and smile for the camera. But at the heart of each day was

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In this #MeToo, moment, let’s not forget abused children

In this #MeToo, moment, let’s not forget abused children Please take a look at this editorial in the January 12, 2018, Washington Post, written by MCA’s Vice President, Adam Rosenberg, executive director of the Baltimore Child Abuse Center and Joyce Lombardi, director of government relations and legal services at the Baltimore

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Congratulations to the Team in Baltimore County!

The Baltimore County Department of Social Services, which oversees the Baltimore County Child Advocacy Center, recently completed a very successful agency accreditation.  Here are just some of the great comments they all received: Strong professional staff, unparalleled across the county and a ‘jewel to appreciate’ Strong collaboration

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