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Child Abuse and Neglect Council

Child Abuse and Neglect Council CARE House — Child Abuse and Neglect Council of Oakland County serves the immediate needs of neglected and abused children in their community while also reaching out with advocacy and prevention programs aimed at breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect. Mission: The CARE House of Oakland County home of Child Abuse & Neglect Council is a...

Memphis Child Advocacy Center

Memphis Child Advocacy Center The mission of the Memphis Child Advocacy Center is to serve children who are victims of sexual and severe physical abuse through prevention, education and intervention. Their vision is a community where children are safe, families are strong and victims become children again.

Children's Protection Society Inc.

Children's Protection Society Inc. The Children's Protection Society (CPS) opened its doors in 1896, a turbulent time in Australia's history which was reflected in high levels of addiction, homelessness and social alienation; a situation not dissimilar to that in which they find theirselves today. CPS is an independent child welfare organisation with a mission to break the cycle of...

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children is the leading national organization supporting professionals who serve children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence. As a multidisciplinary group of professions, APSAC achieves its mission in a number of ways, most notably through expert training and educational...

Coalition Against Child Abuse & Neglect (CCAN)

Coalition Against Child Abuse & Neglect (CCAN) The Coalition Against Child Abuse & Neglect (CCAN) was born in February 1979, in recognition that a formal organization needed to go public with its concerns and take the lead in fighting child abuse, educating the community and ensuring that the needs of every victim were being addressed. Early efforts of the then-Nassau Coalition on Child...

Child Advocacy Center

Child Advocacy Center The Child Advocacy Center (The Center or CAC) in Gainesville provides a child friendly, safe and supportive environment for abused and neglected children. Through the Center, social workers, counselors, law enforcement officers, state attorneys, victim advocates, Guardians Ad Litem, and medical professionals work as a team to coordinate...

Center for Child Protection

Center for Child Protection Founded in 1989, the Center for Child Protection is the first stop for children who are suspected victims of sexual and physical abuse and for children who have witnessed a violent crime. An accredited children's advocacy center serving Travis County, children are referred to the Center exclusively by law enforcement and Child Protective Services...

The Leadership Council

The Leadership Council The Leadership Council is a nonprofit independent scientific organization composed of respected scientists, clinicians, educators, legal scholars, journalists, and public policy analysts. Their mission is to promote the ethical application of psychological science to human welfare. They are committed to providing professionals and laypersons with...

Larimer County Child Advocacy Center

Larimer County Child Advocacy Center The Child Advocacy Center serving Larimer County is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. They need and appreciate the financial support of corporations, small businesses and individuals in addition to their annual grant writing and fund raising efforts. The Child Advocacy Center Mission: The Child Advocacy Center’s mission is to reduce trauma to...

Florida Network of Children's Advocacy Centers

Florida Network of Children's Advocacy Centers The Florida Network of Children's Advocacy Centers, FNCAC, is a membership organization dedicated to helping local communities respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient – and put the needs of child victims first. The FNCAC provides training, support, technical assistance and leadership on a statewide level to...

Mothers of Lost Children

Mothers of Lost Children Mothers of Lost Children was formed in 1994 by a group of Davis, California women, whose children had been abused. Their children's lives were devastated, not only by the abusers, but by the very governmental and private agencies designed to protect them. The women looked in vain for help, and found only betrayal. Although from different faith...

National Council on Crime and Delinquency

National Council on Crime and Delinquency Since 1907, NCCD has been applying research to policy and practice in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and child welfare. NCCD has formulated innovative approaches to crime control and advised hundreds of agencies on effective and cost-efficient policies, strategies, and programs. Our studies and policy recommendations in juvenile and criminal...

Pat's Place Child Advocacy Center

Pat's Place Child Advocacy Center Pat's Place is the only child advocacy center serving Mecklenburg County children. They provide a child-friendly setting where a skilled team of professionals work together under one roof to evaluate child sexual abuse allegations by offering forensic interviews, medical exams, multidisciplinary team consultation and family support. Child Advocacy...

Child Advocates of Fort Bend

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Child Advocates of Fort Bend is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Since 1991, they have provided a voice for more than 8,000 children. Incorporated in 1991, they began speaking on behalf of abused children in family court in 1992 with one part-time staff member, four volunteers and a 12 member Board of Directors. In 1996, they opened their...

The Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County

The Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County Children’s Advocacy Centers are established as community-based agencies designed to coordinate the activities of various agencies involved in the investigation, prosecution and treatment referral of child abuse. The Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County was established in 1999 as an independent not for profit agency. In 1989, Illinois passed the...