Child Advocacy Center

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Katie Nordeen (FOX8) interviews Head Start mom about the challenges of a new baby

"Brenda Leon is the kind of mom I truly admire," says FOX8/WGHP anchor Katie Nordeen. "Brenda's husband works full-time in Raleigh during the week, and to say she has her hands full with two (adorable!) boys would be an understatement. Brenda is grateful she had the basics, such as diapers and clothes, when her son [...]

Winston Salem Journal Guest Columnist Fulton McSwain “when your worst nightmare comes true”

What services would I want available if, heaven forbid, my child becomes a victim of sexual abuse? A facility that is child-friendly. A neutral place where your child feels physically and psychologically safe and comfortable. Someone professionally trained in interviewing children in a manner that is supportive and legally sound and knowledgeable on issues related [...]

By |2017-06-09T10:23:45-04:00July 20th, 2013|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Winston Salem Journal Editorial – Abused children cannot afford funding cuts: Bob Feikema

The people of Forsyth County and across the Triad are now confronted with a test of how we will treat our children who are the victims of child abuse. April – which happened to be Child Abuse Prevention month - turned out to be the cruelest month. That’s when half a dozen agencies in the [...]

By |2017-06-09T10:23:46-04:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Child Abuse Victims Will Suffer if Funding Isn’t in Place

Three Triad non-profits are banding together to raise more than a quarter of a million dollars to help abused children. A community fundraising campaign is underway to replace the loss of state and federal funding for child abuse and neglect programs. Several community leaders, child advocacy agencies and local law enforcement officials gathered at the [...]

By |2015-09-02T11:40:11-04:00June 5th, 2013|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Facing cuts, groups that combat abuse raise money themselves

Leaders of local groups that deal with child sexual abuse are disappointed with budget cuts that have slashed $250,000 from their budgets, but they’re not just sitting around hoping the federal government will restore the money. At a Hall of Justice press conference today, leaders of three organizations announced they are going to the community [...]

By |2015-09-02T11:39:10-04:00June 4th, 2013|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Child Advocacy Center in Forsyth County facing major cuts

Non-profit agencies in Forsyth County have joined together to help raise more than $250,000 for the county’s Child Advocacy Center, after The Governor’s Crime Commission announced it was cutting the center’s funding. Family Services operates the Child Advocacy Center, which is a one-stop, kid-friendly place where therapists can meet with young victims of sexual and physical abuse. [...]

By |2015-09-02T11:37:47-04:00June 4th, 2013|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Family Services Child Advocacy Center Receives Accreditation

The National Children's Alliance recently approved Family Services' Vantage Pointe Child Advocacy Center for accredited membership in the National Children's Alliance, recognizing Family Services for its delivery of high quality and effective services to child abuse victims. National Children's Alliance awards Accredited Membership based on the Child Advocacy Center's compliance with 10 national standards of [...]

By |2015-09-04T14:06:40-04:00December 12th, 2012|Categories: Updates|Tags: , |0 Comments