The Center for Children’s Advocacy is a nonprofit law firm which fights for the legal rights of Connecticut’s most vulnerable children.

After an extensive search, the Center for Children’s Advocacy Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the selection of Sarah Healy Eagan to serve as the Center’s next Executive Director. 

Later this fall, Sarah will succeed Martha Stone, the organization’s founding Executive Director, who will transition into a newly created Founder and Special Counsel role.

Read the entire Press Release here.

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Fighting for the legal rights of Connecticut’s most vulnerable children.

Our mission: To protect and promote the legal rights of Connecticut’s low-income children and youth so they have equitable opportunities for good health, a quality education and a successful transition to adulthood.

CCA provides legal representation and advocates for system reforms to ensure at-risk children’s basic needs are met and they receive appropriate services from the juvenile justice, education, child welfare, health care and court systems. 

The Center for Children’s Advocacy has a Platinum rating from Guidestar/Candid and a Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator.

Our Needs

Supporting CCA makes an enormous difference in the lives of children who have no one else to turn to.

Our Impact

CCA’s systemic work continually improves the lives of thousands of children and youth statewide.

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Racial Justice
Health Equity / Medical Legal Partnership
Child Welfare
Youth Experiencing Homelessness
Juvenile Justice
Youth Voice
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