The Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of Maui (FCJC) is a private, non-profit corporation, founded in 1989 by a nonpartisan group of community and business leaders concerned with the social welfare of children and families who have been traumatized by abuse and severe neglect.
The Mission of the FCJC has three parts…..
To provide assistance to abused and neglected children in Maui County.
We do this by receiving requests from over 40 social services agencies and other professions for services or items that will help with the healing of the child. These services could be for education or tutoring, counseling, medical, transportation, social activities, sports activities, after-school programs, self-esteem issues, school needs and everything in between.
Promote prevention of child abuse and neglect.
We accomplish this task by creating and distributing a 16-page supplement in the Maui News about child abuse and neglect prevention; by producing and distributing DVD’s on “Mandated Reporting” and “Shaken Baby Syndrome”; by participating in several community-wide forums such as “Keiki Fest”; by distributing two newsletters annually; and by participating in the 2009 PREVENT Institute, the Ho’oikaika Partners prevention committee, the Hanai Coalition for foster children and the Hawaii Children’s Trust Fund Prevention Campaign.
To support the Children’s Justice Center of Maui.
The CJC is part of the State Judiciary, and is the safe and nurturing facility where suspected victims of child sexual abuse and extreme physical abuse are brought for an interview and possible forensic examination.