The Year In Numbers

The Year In Numbers (All data for FY 2023 – July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)

Our membership coalition of 12 Children’s Advocacy Centers provided the following services to 6,886 child victims of abuse:

4,820 cases involved sexual abuse

826 cases involved physical abuse

Through our Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Service Enhancement Project, MACA introduced 12 positions dedicated to a specialized response for 1,190 victims of CSEC:

19% were age 12 or younger

68.7% reported being victims of sex trafficking

Annually, Massachusetts has 1,800 PSB cases

98% of children and youth with PSBs who receive early and effective interventions don’t reoffend and instead grow into healthy adults.

We trained 27 clinicians in PSB-CBT from six CACs and their mental health partners

26% of alleged perpetrators were juveniles

We educated more than 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and community members on PSB and the services available

MACA held our 13th Annual Statewide Conference on May 11th

294 child advocacy professionals were in attendance

95.77% said the conference met or exceeded expectations

97.2% said they plan to attend the conference in the future