Membership Benefits

The Connecticut Children’s Alliance (CCA) is a statewide membership organization dedicated to helping communities, through local child advocacy centers, respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient and put the needs of child first.


  • Response to Recovery Conference
  • Membership-Wide Trainings

Advocacy and Awareness

  • Represent CACs and MDTs with various state agencies
  • Promotion of CACs through web site/web-based directory

Technical Assistance

  • Assist local CACs with National Children’s Alliance (re) accreditation
  • Program evaluation and multi-disciplinary team development
  • Individual case and crisis consultations

Grant Administration

  • Administration of state semi-annual and annual reporting
  • Respond to requests for information regarding state and/or National Children’s Alliance contractual and funding requirements
  • Review of grant proposals and/or budgets
  • Assist with enhancing grant/financial management to meet requirements of funders

Communications and Outreach

  • Directory of CACs in Connecticut

Funding support

  • Scholarships for training/conference attendance
  • Ongoing solicitation of funding for active and developing centers and teams

Networking Opportunities

  • Monthly Meetings for CAC Directors and MDT Coordinators to discuss current issues, policies, procedures and legislation concerning the response to child abuse