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Statewide Home Visiting Orientation/Training Coordinator Proposal 

New York State’s home visiting staff, representing six research-based programs (Early Head Start, Healthy Families New York (HFNY), Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), Parents as Teachers (PAT), and The Parent-Child Home Program, Inc. (PCHP), provide services to thousands of families. Still, only about 5% of eligible children are receiving services. We must increase staff/program capacity. This can be achieved by providing increased support of staff and better preparing them for their jobs. By increasing staff retention, we will provide more consistent supports for families—which, in turn, will increase family retention rates.


Read the full proposal here


New York 2018 State ACEs Profile

As knowledge about the science of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) spreads, ACEs initiatives have launched in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Hundreds of cross-sector collaboratives are educating and engaging organizations and policymakers about ACEs science. In turn, these organizations are implementing trauma–informed and resilience-building practices and policies based on ACEs science; many legislatures are passing resolutions and/or bills.


Follow this link to visit the 2018 profile of resources in the State of New York. 




Prevent Child Abuse New York (PCANY) began a process of self-examination in 2016; asking tough questions about what we hope to accomplish, who we are reaching, and how we can best achieve our mission to end child abuse in New York State.

Kudos to the entire Healthy Families New York Central Administration and the operations of the system serving programs in the field, including all partners; New York State Office of Children and Family Services staff, the University at Albany, SUNY Research Team, local sites and Prevent Child Abuse New York following their assessment by the Healthy Families America National Accreditation team. The reviewers made comments like "seamless administration of programs" and "best system in the nation!"

Prevent Child Abuse NY is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications from local coalitions to mobilize community-wide efforts in the prevention of child sexual abuse in New York through the Enough Abuse Campaign! The Enough Abuse Campaign is a grassroots movement, originally developed in Massachusetts, that is now gaining momentum across the country. Currently, Maryland, New Jersey, Nevada, California and New York all have active Enough Abuse Campaigns throughout their states. Information and forms are available through the links below. If you have any questions, please contact Brittany Enekes at