WHAT IS A CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER?
A place where children and their families can heal from the trauma of abuse.
A central location where specially trained professionals (law enforcement, child protective services, prosecutors, medical and mental health providers) work together with the common goal of supporting families during the investigation for suspected child abuse.
A place where families receive support, education and necessary referrals to community resources.
A sensitive and supportive environment where families and community members can access information concerning the effects of child sexual abuse.