The Boone Co. CAC has a new name in honor of Sylvia Lester. A young girl whose life has tragically become known as “Indiana’s most terrible crime”.
Ind. Court of Appeals Judge Michael P. Barnes talks about the responsibilities of a community for women, children, and families.
Jan Dunn could talk all day about positive changes that happen inside Child Advocacy Centers when they become accredited facilities.
Chaucie’s Place Director Toby Stark will be carrying the Indiana Bicentennial torch through a portion of Hamilton County later this summer.
On a tree lined street in Lafayette, there is a small house named …Heartford House Child Advocacy Center. Opened in 2000, the Center’s name comes from the facility location generously donated by Franciscan St Elizabeth Health. Serving Tippecanoe, Fountain, Warren, Benton, White, Carroll and Montgomery Counties, and courtesy interviews upon request, Heartford House served over […]
Victim advocacy isn’t a totally new concept. It’s about ensuring there’s support for all families as they navigate new and often onerous systems and bureaucracies after disclosure of abuse.
Few people speak with the kind of vantage point Sgt. Christopher Cecil does after 12 years in law enforcement about online safety.
It’s this strengthening that gives Meyer something to take to juries in a community where the person sitting across from them is that local philanthropist or respected figure.
Few CACs likely know exactly what a child is feeling, or precisely what impact they’re having on young lives. Julie Reed, however, is keenly aware.
See how Indiana’s first CAC is helping kids, families, and staff, cope with trauma and emotions in the course of a forensic interview.