Citizens Against Abuse Task Force created. Founders Tim Shugrue (prosecutor),
Collias (Pittsfield) and Detective Robert Canale (North Adams) develop the
Center model in Berkshire County.
Legal incorporation as a nonprofit (501c3).
Re-accreditation with NCA achieved.
Building purchased for the advocacy center building on
63 Wendell Ave. in
Renovation by GE Elfun Program takes place to advocacy center.
Kids’ Place opens doors to clients.
Full membership with National Children’s Alliance (NCA) achieved.
North Adams office opened (at EFC).
Climbing Wall is built.
Full accreditation with NCA achieved.
SAIN program is now managed by DA office.
Full time SAIN coordinator assigned to Kids’ Place.
SANE nurse position established.
Affiliation with Hillcrest Educational Centers.
Re-accreditation with NCA.