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Children's Advocacy Center

LAW ENFORCEMENT


The role of Law Enforcement is grounded in public Safety. Law Enforcement Officers respond to and investigate criminal allegations of child abuse.

DCFS


It is the goal of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to ensure that children are safe. Through the investigation, implementation of safety plans for children and their families, and follow up interactions, DCFS workers work to help ensure children remain in safe environments.

FAMILY ADVOCACY


Our team of Family and Victim Advocates provide support to child victims and their non-offending family members. Advocates interact with the child and their family to assess their needs and coordinate resources for families throughout the healing process.

PROSECUTOR


Prosecutors investigate alleged crimes in cooperation with law enforcement, and file criminal charges or bring evidence before the Grand Jury. Prosecutors represents the parish government on behalf of the District Attorney’s Office to enforce state and local laws.

FORENSIC INTERVIEWER


The forensic interviewer is a competently trained, neutral professional. A forensic interview of a child is a developmentally sensitive and legally sound method of gathering factual information regarding allegations of abuse or exposure to violence.

THERAPIST


Our network of therapists offer specialized therapy services to help children heal. Our professionals work to ensure children define their future and are not defined by their past. An onsite therapy program is available to children.

MEDICAL


Our team of medical professionals consists of a network of Doctors and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) who provide medical exams when necessary. An onsite medical exam is accessible to children.

CHAMPION A CHILD'S LIFE


Your donation helps strengthen a network for the children of Central Louisiana
empowering them towards a bright and promising future.
We serve over 900 children annually.
You CAN make a difference!
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