April 5th - Young children activities at PAL Center- 10:00am Mother's & Babies 457 State St. Binghamton
April 8th - WEAR BLUE DAY in Broome County to show your support for Healthy Happy Safe Children
April 19th - Learn how to protect your child from being sexually victimized! Attend "Enough Abuse " Program at the Broome County Library Exhibit Room 11:30-1:30.
April 7,14,21,28 - 4 Thursdays in April Parents & Caregivers learn the 7 Skills of Positive Guidance & Discipline 5:00-7:00 pm at MacArthur School 1123 Vestal Ave. Binghamton,NY (questions-call 762-8144)
Look for Blue Pinwheel Gardens around Broome County
May 20th- SAVE THE DATE - Child Sex Trafficking in Our Community - 9:00am - noon Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Endicott Speaker: Carl Boykin, Director of Human Trafficking Prevention at the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services
The Broome County ENOUGH ABUSE campaign is part of a movement taking place in several states to put an end to the silent epidemic of sexual abuse of children. The movement starts with a single word: ENOUGH
The Family Violence Prevention Council in collaboration with Crime Victim's Assistance Center can provide a free training for parents, caregivers and/or professional to give them the information they need to keep children safe from child sexual abuse. The goals of the training are to :
If you would like to schedule a training for your group or would like more information please call:
723-3200 or visit www.cvac.us/enough-abuse-broome.html or Facebook.com/BinghamtonCVAC
The mission of the Council is to provide leadership to the community in its effort to reduce the incidence and severity of all forms of family violence. A largely professional volunteer organization with ten working subcommittees, it has devoted numerous hours to a wide variety of activities that focus coordination, advocacy, and education on the prevention and treatment of abuse and neglect and the corollary systems issues.
The Family Violence Prevention Council was formerly the Broome County Child Abuse Council
which was formed in 1985 through a County Executive order.
The purpose of the Family Violence Prevention Council is to provide a forum to address the incidence and effects of family violence in the community.
The Council shall strive to:
The Mission of the Family Violence Prevention Council shall be to reduce the incidence and severity of Family Violence in Broome County including child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and elder abuse, by developing and implementing a comprehensive, coordinated community program for preventing, as well as identifying, assessing and treating all forms of Family Violence.
The range of supports and services for families and individuals affected by family violence will be improved as a result of the partnering of organizations and individuals within the forum of the Council.
Functions of the Council: Interagency Coordination, Program Development,Training of Professionals, Community Education & Advocacy.
Professional Organizational Membership
Prevent Child Abuse New York
New York State Coalition on Elder Abuse
Current Family Violence Prevention Council Members: