Marion County Child Advocacy Center • Indianapolis

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About the Marion County CAC

Serving Indianapolis, Speedway, Lawrence, Beech Grove, and all of Marion County

This CAC has moved!

In spring 2022, the Marion County CAC has moved from its old location at 38th and Keystone to 251 East Ohio Street downtown. Parking is available around the new building, including in an attached garage.

IndyGo bus routes serving Alabama, Delaware, and Ohio Streets are all nearby, including Routes 39, 38, 19, and 10. The Julia M. Carson Transit Center is about 4 blocks away.

Visit us at

251 E Ohio St
8th Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Leadership

Our Executive Director is Jeff Knoop

Contact us

Call 317-327-6919

Donate

This CAC does not accept online donations yet. Contact them directly, or consider a donation to the Indiana Chapter.

251 East Ohio Street
The Marion County CAC is now in a new location on the 8th floor of the Market Square building at 251 East Ohio

How to report abuse near us

This CAC only accepts cases based on informed reports from law enforcement or the Department of Child Services. If you suspect abuse, call 911 in an emergency or call the Indiana Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-800-5556.

What you will find at the Marion County CAC

  • We’re part of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office
  • Forensic Interviews are conducted on-site
  • Victim Advocacy is offered on-site
  • Physical health and mental health referrals are available at no or low-cost
  • We work closely with Indiana DCS Caseworkers, and local law enforcement agencies including the State Police and IMPD.

About the Marion County CAC

In Marion County, if a child has been victimized or is a witness to a violent crime they may be interviewed at the Marion County Child Advocacy Center, a division of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office. The Child Advocacy Center is a child-focused center dedicated to providing children a safe and comfortable place where highly trained child interviewers talk to children in private, child-friendly interview rooms.

Also, at the Child Advocacy Center, deputy prosecutors, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Child Abuse Detectives, Department of Child Services (DCS) investigators and caseworkers all work under one roof to coordinate a unified response to child abuse reports so that every child is treated with equal importance.

Reducing trauma suffered by a child victim or witness during the investigation and prosecution is the primary goal of the Child Advocacy Center. For more information about the Child Advocacy Center, please contact us at (317) 327-6900.

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