EAC Network’s Alternatives for Youth (AFY) program’s immediate intervention services help families stay together in times of crisis. It provides direct assistance and a vital link to appropriate social services, which has been highly successful at diverting young people away from the juvenile justice system.
Children & Youth
Bruno Yactayo, our Bilingual Family Advocate at the Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center (CAC), recently presented at the Comsewogue Community Connections Night to families of the hispanic community at Comsewogue High School. Not only does the CAC treat child victims of abuse, but it also aims to educate community members on signs of abuse so that it can be identified and addressed sooner rather than later.
The “Women of West Islip,” represented by Carmela R., ran a Share the Love stuffed animal drive and donated dozens of cute and fluffy animals to our Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) to help provide comfort to child victims of abuse and neglect. Thank you, Women of West Islip!
EAC Network and the Suffolk County Bar Association will host the eighth annual Cohalan Cares for Kids charity event on March 20, featuring live music, prizes, food, wine, networking, and more! All the proceeds will help to fund the Suffolk County Children’s Center at Cohalan Court where children play and…
Another Girl Scout Troop brought “sweet cases” to the CAC this week! Troop 2525 was represented by Troop Leader Angela who dropped off an additional donation of duffel bags filled with goodies to make our children feel a little better during their time of crisis. Thank you, Troop 2525!