Coalition on Child Abuse & Neglect
CCAN is an independent , non-profit agency that serves as a center for the prevention of child abuse and for child victim advocacy. CAN offers training and educational programs for professional and community organizations. CCAN includes a Treatment and Cooridnation Team that works directly with the Nassau County Department of Social Services to enhance services to child victims. Through our Child Victim Advocate Program and our peer support group program ,CCAN provides assistance to children and families where there has been a sex abuse disclosure. Our prevention programs include, Project LAUNCH, a primary outreach prevention program, and Project Families Together, a program to support parents and children in families where substance abuse has been an issue. CCAN is home to the Child Advocacy Center of Nassau County where professionals bring child victims to be interviewed in a child friendly atmosphere.