Helping to change the world...one child at a time.
The mission of the Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is to be the
Mobile community response to the problem of child abuse. Abused
children are interviewed here by a specialized, trained team of
professionals. Children and their non-offending family members are
referred for counseling and prepared for the criminal justice
process. Also provided are educational and training programs in
child abuse awareness and prevention.
Our goal is to provide a wide range of services in one central location to
sexually abused and/or severely physically abused children and their
non-offending family members so that they may begin their healing
process, and to provide education and training in order to increase
the public awareness of child abuse which will aid in the prevention
of child abuse.
Child Advocacy Center June 20, 2013
The non-profit Child Advocacy Center opened its doors
March 1, 1988, to aid victims of child abuse. Crayons, coloring
books and toys greet young clients at the facility June 20, 2013, in
Mobile, Ala. Read
In the friendly, comfortable environment of the Child Advocacy
Center, there are 28 professionals from 7 different agencies working
together as a team so that these young victims of crime can come to
one central location and receive all of the help and services they
might need. Law enforcement officers from the Mobile Police
Department, Prichard Police Department, and the Mobile County
Sheriff’s Office work together with child abuse investigators from
the Department of Human Resources to investigate reports of child
abuse. They conduct joint interviews with victims, family
members, and witnesses in the field as well as in specially designed
rooms for different aged children here at the CAC. A Forensic
Medical Doctor conducts examinations at the University of South
Alabama’s Children’s Medical Center Outpatient Clinic to secure
evidence. The Assistant District Attorney, Trial Coordinator,
and Victim Witness Advocates provide the victim and families with
court preparation and prosecution services. Therapists and a
Family Advocate work at the CAC to provide extended assessments,
individual, group and family counseling as well as a mothers’
support group and a wide range of services for families.
Upcoming CAC Events
HOLIDAY CHEER AT THE FIVE
HOLIDAY CHEER AT THE FIVE to benefit the Child Advocacy Center will be held on Monday, December 3rd from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
The FIVE Restaurant will host the event at 609 Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians are the Title Sponsor of the event.
General Insulation is a major sponsor this year. Other sponsors include: Christopher L. George, P.C., Tyndall Federal Credit Union, Norton Lilly International,
and 92ZEW Radio. The event will feature samplings of The FIVE’s signature dishes and wines to taste, along with a select live auction of holiday gifts and live
music by Jerry Squires. Tickets will be available at the FIVE and the CAC for $35 each. Call 432-1101 for details or www.cacmobile.org and follow us on Facebook.
Some auction items are: Santa Baby Package, Jingle Bell Package, Girly Girl package, Manly Man package, and a Mistletoe Package.
CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
The 2018 CAC Charity Golf Tournament will be held at “Robert Trent Jones” Magnolia Grove Golf Course on Friday, November 9, 2018 entries must be
received no later than October 31. Play will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a shot gun start. The format is a 4-person scramble, Team prizes include: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd,
closest-to-hole, longest drive. Delicious food and beverages will be provided on the course. Entry fee is $75 per person or ($300 per team).
Environmental Services and PCM
are co-lead sponsors. Other Sponsors are:
Chevron, Settoon Towing, WJC, FastTrac Transportation and Ranger Environmental
Breakfast will be provided by Industrial Valve
. Additional sponsorships are available.
Palmer’s Toyota Super Store
is the Hole-In-One sponsor.
is our beverage sponsor. This event is open to the public. We welcome Golfers to participate in a great day of golf, enjoy delicious food,
beverages, and chances to win from our pool of top-quality prize giveaways. Sign up and support a charity event for an organization that provides so much for
the abused and neglected children from our community. Contact tournament chairmen Kevin Moore, 251-263-3532,
, Mike Williams 251-662-7740 or
or Perry Cowart 251-404-2412
or Scott Cunningham
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