Copyright © 2017 CALICO

Copyright © 2017 CALICO

September 2, 2017

At CALICO’s 11th Annual One Child at a Time Benefit in September, one extraordinary boy stood out: eight-year-old Pranav.  Pranav is in the third grad...

September 2, 2017

“You mean people made this place just for kids like me?” asked one 12-year-old boy in an amazed voice after proclaiming CALICO’s office “hecka nice.”...

September 2, 2017

Twelve-year-old Annie (not her real name) was brought to CALICO after her teacher saw bruises on her arm and reported to Children and Family Services...

September 2, 2017

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAPM), a month recognized as a time for communities to join together to promote healthy children and f...

September 2, 2017

014 has been a very busy year at CALICO. This year alone, we have provided services to over 700 children, supported over 500 parents and caregivers, a...

September 2, 2017

All of the funds raised at CALICO’s One Child at a Time Picnic support CALICO’s forensic interviewing and family support services. Many of the grants...

September 2, 2017

Studies indicate that the overwhelming majority of children tell the truth when they disclose abuse. Yet when children report abuse, it is common for...

September 2, 2017

In situations in which abuse occurs in one state and the victim lives in another, deciding where and how to interview the child can pose difficulties....

September 2, 2017

The majority of children who come to CALICO do so because they have been sexually abused, most often by an adult they knew and trusted. Research indic...

September 2, 2017

A large part of CALICO’s success in aiding abused children stems from multiple agencies working together to share information and decide the best appr...

September 2, 2017

When Yolanda came to CALICO, she quickly launched into a detailed description of how an acquaintance sexually assaulted her in a parking lot several y...

August 24, 2017

Children’s Advocacy Centers of California (CACC), CALICO’s state program, has been very busy this month! In July CACC held meetings in Martinez, Visal...

August 24, 2017

Shilpa Rao’s life was changed when she met a woman named Priscilla. This encounter not only changed how she viewed herself, it ignited a passion for h...

July 28, 2017

Buy tickets for the amazing raffle at the CALICO for Kids Annual Fundraiser on Saturday, September 16th in Oakland's Preservation Park. 

All proceeds...

June 20, 2017

At the end of April, Children’s Advocacy Centers of California (CACC) – CALICO’s State Program – held its first Leadership Summit in Sacramento. This...

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