The Children’s Safety Center of Washington County
empowers children to overcome
abuse and begin to trust, hope and heal.
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Every year, hundreds of children in Northwest Arkansas are robbed of their dreams, self-esteem and childhood by physical and sexual abuse.
In 2020 Alone
Children Received Services
community members trained in child abuse prevention
Forensic Interviews Conducted
Therapy sessions conducted
The Children’s Safety Center is the first child advocacy center in our area and was created to help prevent further trauma these children might endure during the complex process of investigation, prosecution, and treatments.
The Children’s Safety Center of Washington County is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1997 and is based on the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) model. Our goal is to facilitate more effective prevention, detection, investigation, and treatment of child abuse. By bringing together teams of professionals and vital resources, we work to ensure that the best interest of these child victims are being served.
You Can Help
You can help provide healing, safety, justice, and empowerment for children in Washington County.
With the help of your time, resources, or funds, the Children’s Safety Center is able to serve children and their families through awareness, advocacy, and support.
Together, we can reach and serve more families in crisis, and inform our communities and local organizations for prevention and early intervention.
Make a Gift
All services at the Children’s Safety Center are provided free of charge. The average cost is more than $1,600 for each child. Your support through direct donations, fundraisers, corporate matching, and more, allows us to keep serving these children and their families.
From advocating for children and families to conducting forensic interviews and providing therapy, the team at the Children’s Safety Center always puts the child first. We are here 24/7 to make sure local child abuse victims receive the best care possible.
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