PHOENIX — The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) has awarded $200,000 in grant funding to five Arizona programs to support child abuse and neglect primary prevention programs, and child and family advocacy centers in Arizona that provide resources and services to victims of child abuse and neglect. Funding will be used to support programs that are trauma-informed, family-centered, strength-based, and evidence-based or evidence-informed in Arizona's urban, rural, and tribal communities.
“I’m grateful for the ongoing efforts of partner organizations statewide to support children and families and improve outcomes across our state,” said Director Maria Cristina Fuentes. “These dollars are critical to supporting the delivery of meaningful and effective services that support child well-being.”
FY2023 Child Abuse Prevention and Advocacy License Plate (CALP) Grant Awardees
The Child Abuse Prevention and Advocacy License Plate grant is funded by Arizona Department of Transportation Child Abuse Prevention Specialty License Plate funds. Since 1999, child abuse prevention specialty license plates have been available for purchase by the public to provide financial assistance to support child abuse and neglect prevention programs and child and family advocacy centers in Arizona. Click here to find out more about the Child Abuse Prevention and Advocacy License Plate grant. Individuals can purchase their specialty license plate in support of these programs by going to azmvdnow.gov/plates.