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WANTED: Secret Santa's for Needy Families

Nov 17, 2020 at 07:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

"2020 has been a tough year for all of us—with layoffs, furloughs, and families unable to pay their bills and buy groceries," Child Advocacy Center Family Services Coord.... Read More
Prevention Works! Prevention Coalition for Success

19 Days of Activism for the prevention of abuse and violence against children and youth

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:30 am by Child Advocacy Center

Prevention Coalition for Success is participating in the “19 Days of Activism for the Prevention of Abuse and Violence Against Children and Youth” because this cam.... Read More

How domestic violence, child abuse and neglect impact children

Nov 11, 2020 at 09:11 am by Child Advocacy Center

As many as 15 million children and adolescents witness domestic violence between their parents or caregivers every year. Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physic.... Read More
Tennessee Safe Baby Court

What is 'Safe BabyCourt?'

Nov 09, 2020 at 11:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

The Rutherford County Safe Baby Court is joining with The Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford and Cannon Counties to participate in the 10th annual 19 Days of Activism for the.... Read More
Child Advocacy Center

La Vergne Police partners with Child Advocacy Center to fight child sexual abuse

Nov 05, 2020 at 10:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

La Vergne Police Department and other local agencies are partnering with The Child Advocacy Center in Rutherford and Cannon Counties for the 9th annual international "19 Days.... Read More
19 Days of Activism

Local agencies collaborate to assist child abuse victims for 19 Days of Activism

Nov 03, 2020 at 08:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

"19 days feels like a very short period of time to an adult," stated Child Advocacy Center Director Sharon De Boer. "But, to a child being abused every day, 19 days can f.... Read More
Turkey teeing off

10th annual Turkey Tee Off scheduled for Nov. 7 at Cedar Crest

Nov 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

"The Child Advocacy Center is counting down to the10th Annual Turkey Tee Off," announced Development Coordinator Katie Enzor. The golf tournament is scheduled for Saturday, No.... Read More
Child Advocacy Center’s 20th Birthday

Child Advocacy Center celebrates 20th birthday

Oct 02, 2020 at 07:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

"It is hard to believe that last Friday was the Child Advocacy Center's 20th Birthday," said Child Advocacy Center director Sharon De Boer. "It feels like yesterday when we fi.... Read More
If you tell anyone

Reopening schools produces spike in child abuse reports

Sep 03, 2020 at 08:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

"We knew the Child Protective Investigative Team had a difficult job responding to horrific cases of child abuse, child sexual abuse, and children exposed to their parent's dr.... Read More
Child Advocacy Center

How to act responsibly when you discover the child is being abused

Jun 29, 2020 at 07:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

"Children often test the water when they disclose child sexual abuse to an adult," shared Child Advocacy Center director Sharon De Boer. "They give you a little information an.... Read More