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Massachusetts State Program Officer with the Corporation for National and Community Service Visits Children’s Cove and its VISTA Program

Massachusetts State Program Officer with the Corporation for National and Community Service Visits Children’s Cove and its VISTA Program

Preventing the sexual abuse and exploitation of children on the Cape & Islands is high priority for Children’s Cove and its VISTA Program that designed a sustainable strategy for collaboration, recruitment, training and outreach.

On March 1, 2018, Christine Robles, MPH, Program Officer for the Massachusetts State Office for the Corporation for National and Community Service in Washington, D.C., came to Barnstable County’s Children’s Cove: The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, to conduct an annual site visit for the FY18 Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) Program. Stacy Gallagher, Director of Children’s Cove, and Olivia Friedrichs, VISTA Volunteer Coordinator for FY18, showcased the many VISTA activities and events provided throughout the Cape & Islands to bring outreach and awareness that help prevent sexual abuse and exploitation of children in the region.