To a child, it doesn’t matter who you are, it matters what action you take.
Everyone can be part of the solution: teachers, parents,
aunts, uncles, community members, friends... everyone!
Every adult has the power and responsibility
to keep children safe through these five steps »
Child Advocacy Centers in NYS
These Child Advocacy Centers provide services to
61 Counties and
6 Tribal Nations across the state.
Interviews are conducted by specially trained professionals in a safe, child-friendly, neutral setting.
Victim Advocacy services include crisis management, resources, education, and support.
Medical exams, similar
to a pediatrician’s
check-up, are offered
to determine the
nature and extent
of the abuse.
Each child and their
family are offered
mental health services.
Find Your Nearest Center
Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) and Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDTs) now provide services to 61 NYS counties. CAC's are based upon a national model designed to reduce the trauma experienced by child victims.