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Children's Advocacy Center
of Butler County


Empowering our community to ensure the

safety, health, and well-being of

children and families.


A community where all survivors

of abuse can heal.


Established, November 18, 2013

Children's Advocacy Center of Butler County

 is an independent, 501c(3) nonprofit organization

located within Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Children's Advocacy Center of Butler County does not discriminate against any

staff member or individual seeking or referred for services based upon race, color, national origin, religion,sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity.  

Goals of
Children's Advocacy Center of Butler County

  1. Provide a child-focused facility where representatives from many disciplines, including child protection, law enforcement, behavioral health, medical providers, and victim advocates work together to conduct interviews and make team decisions related to the  investigation of child abuse, treatment, management, and prosecution of child abuse.


    2. The enhancement of communication and collaboration amongst all agencies involved to reduce trauma to child victims by bringing all     

        disciplines together to share information in a more efficient manner as a means of reducing duplication of service efforts.

    3.  Proivde assistance in the mental, emotional, and physical recovery of child victims and their non-offending caregivers.

    4.  Assist in the coordination of investigative efforts relationed to alleged child abuse by ensuring child victims receive a non-leading, legally

         sound forensic interview.


     5.  Advocate for the use of overall best practice throughout investigations of child abuse, treatment services for child victims, and the

          coordination of trainings for multidisciplinary team members.


     6.  Promote the education and awareness of the realities of child abuse throughout our community. 

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