• What is a CAC?
 

Each year there are more than

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cases of reported child abuse and neglect in Canada. Child abuse is when a parent or caregiver, whether through action or failing to act, causes injury, death, emotional harm or risk of serious harm to a child.

According to the: Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect, 2013

 
 

For a child to disclose a story of abuse takes more courage than many of us can ever imagine. That disclosure is just the beginning of a long and complicated journey to recovery and ultimately wellness.

 
The current path of treatment

Simply does not support the needs of these vulnerable children in a meaningful or productive way.

 
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Changing the Landscape.
 
What is a Child Advocacy Centre?

A response where the needs of the child are at the center of everything

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In the context of a child's life, the best argument for a child advocacy centre is simply that it clears the path for a child victim to leave his victimization behind and have the hope to start again.


Lisa Ferman

Huffington Post