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Community Services

Community Services

In the community, our presence and outreach has shown to be informative and impactful. CAFY enthusiasm to sponsor or partner in the community has helped raise awareness on victimization prevention. Check services for further details.  ...
Community Education

Community Education

To raise awareness and produce a community with no bystanders, CAFY regularly looks for opportunities to pass along critical information. Through events and outreach we are able to keep our community informed about topics ranging from Domestic and Teen...
Victim Advocate Training

Victim Advocate Training

Our Victim Advocate Training is designed to teach volunteers to provide assistance to crime victims. This training provides an overview of the criminal procedure and discusses the devastating effects crime can have on its victims.
Support Services

Support Services

Knowing that the road to recovery is not always an easy process; however, we want to help make that journey stress-free as possible. Here at CAFY our team is dedicated to helping by offering several supportive services (click on services below).  ...
Counseling

Counseling

Since 2014, our counseling center has been providing individual, family, and support group counseling to all trauma survivors. Lead by a licensed therapist and clinical personnel, all therapeutic activities takes place in a secure and discrete child-friendly...
Court Education

Court Education

Our Court Education program is a free service that is designed to strengthen the voice of survivors and reduce anxieties associated with the judicial process. During this time, participants will be offered the option to attend a mock trail, where they...
Legal Services

Legal Services

Provides pro-bono legal advice on issues such as protective orders, child support and divorce from a licensed attorney and the opportunity to be represented by him if it is found necessary. Please email fill the form below for more information.
Safe Transfer Exchange Program

Safe Transfer Exchange Program

CAFY’s Safe Transfer Exchange Program provides an secure environment where clients can privately and safely exchange their children for arranged visitation, as well as provides a place for mandated supervised visits. Please fill the f...
Secondary Victims

Secondary Victims

If a friend or loved one of yours was assaulted, rob or abused, or was a victim of any crime --- you are a secondary victim . Secondary victims often feel anger, guilt, and hopelessness, but feel that since they were not the primary victim, they should...
Survivor Resources for Parents of Victims

Survivor Resources for Parents of Victims

As a parent, you have an important role in helping your child recover from sexual abuse. Contrary to popular belief, sexual abuse is not a rare occurrence nor is it confined to any one social class, ethnic group or religious background.  It can...
A Dozen Ways to Help

A Dozen Ways to Help

Educate yourself about sexual abuse/rape and the healing process. If you have a basic idea of what your child is going through, it will help you to be supportive. Talk with other survivors and parents of survivors. Many are willing to share what...
Sexual Abuse - What Parents Can Do

Sexual Abuse - What Parents Can Do

Helping Your Child Recover from Abuse. As a parent, your role in to help your child and yourself through this difficult experience. Your role in helping your child recover is crucial. They will need your ongoing support, belief and protection. It...
What Behaviors or Signs Might You See in a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused?

What Behaviors or Signs Might You See in a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused?

There is no one sign or behavior for absolute proof that sexual abuse has occurred, but it often believed you should consider the possibility of sexual abuse when one or several of these signs or behaviors are present. Physical Signs Scratches,...
Who Are the Perpetrators of Child Sexual Abuse?

Who Are the Perpetrators of Child Sexual Abuse?

The legal definitions of child sexual abuse usually require that the perpetrator be older than the victim. For example, in Maryland perpetrators must be at least four years older than their victims for the behavior to be considered child sexual abuse. ...
Victim Services

Victim Services

If you are in IMMEDIATE danger, call 911 Since 2003, CAFY has been in the forefront in servicing all survivors. Families affected by untimely deaths, domestic and sexual assaults, robbery, etc. can begin to reclaim their lives with the support...