The Chenango County Child Advocacy Center aims to provide a Safe and Child-Friendly Environment for Forensic Interviews and to begin the healing process for child/adolescent victims of abuse.
On Saturday, October 7th from 9am-6pm the 5th Annual Matthews Walk-a-Thon will happen in Norwich's Weiler Park. Matthews Auto will donate $10 for every mile walked to the event's beneficiary, the Chenango Child Advocacy Center. This is part of a statewide initiative by Matthews Auto to raise funds and awareness for organizations serving children in our region.
About the Chenango County Child Advocacy Center
From the Chenango Child Advocacy Center's website:
Chenango Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is a unique resource which offers a safe & welcoming environment for those who have been a victim of, or affected by crime. Our counselors and advocates provide free, trauma-informed supportive services with compassion to survivors.
The Chenango County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) was established in 2010 under Chenango County Catholic Charities Organization. In October 2016, the CAC transitioned under the Crime Victims Assistance Program of Broome County (CVAC) who has been providing services for child and adult victims of a crime since 1997.
Further, CAC's mission is:
To provide a safe and child friendly environment and utilizing the resources and expert knowledge of the responding agencies to reduce the impact of trauma to child abuse victims and their family members/care givers.
Here's How to Register
Registration is free! Click or the link, select Chenango Child Advocacy Center and join the fun on Saturday, October 7th. You can walk at home, your favorite spot, another event and/or join us at Weiler Park in Norwich NY between 9:00am - 6:00pm!