What is the SAFE Child Advocacy Center?
The Southeast Alaska Family Evaluation Child Advocacy Center ( SAFE CAC) is a child-friendly place where a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) of community professionals join hands to care for suspected child abuse victims. Our services include:
SAFE CAC can decrease the overall impact of abuse by reducing further victimization to abused children; by increasing the number of successful prosecutions of perpetrators; by encouraging parents and caregivers to stop abusive and neglectful behaviors; by reducing the long-term costs to society; and by decreasing the number of child abuse victims through community awareness and prevention education.
SAFE CAC services are offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with no direct costs to the families we serve. Additionally, we offer Community Awareness and Prevention Education presentations free as a community service in an effort to protect children.
SAFE CAC opened its doors in 2001 through the collaborative efforts of dedicated community partners who work with the victims of child abuse in our community. With a commitment to providing the best possible services to victimized children and their families, the MDT approach was adopted. The excellence of service provided by program and staff and MDT members was recognized when the SAFE CAC became an Accredited Member of the National Children's Alliance (governing board of child advocacy centers) in 2007.
How can you help?
As a non-profit agency that depends on grants and individual donations to offer our services, tax-deductible financial gifts and in-kind donations are greatly appreciated.
Telephone: (907) 463-6157
Fax: (888) 912-0869
Location: The S.A.F.E. Child Advocacy Center is located in the valley; please call 463-6157 for directions and information.
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