Lighting the way for
a child's future.
Our mission is to reduce the trauma to children during the investigation and intervention of sexual or physical abuse through advocacy, education, intervention, and treatment.
Through interviewing, medical evaluations, family advocacy & therapy, we’re able to help the families of Lapeer County.
We have so many ways you can help: volunteering, advocating, internships, & corporate engagements. Get involved today.
We're a Network of Hope
Together, we can do more.
This belief is at the core of who we are. Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) were born from this vision:
Everyone involved in child maltreatment investigations could do more to help the child if they worked together. We do this by offering the following services:
- forensic interviews
- sane/sart medical exams
- crisis counseling
- group therapy
- court preparation and support
- trauma-informed counseling
- parent support
- darkness to light: stewards of children training
- personal safety and awareness program
"You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you."
- John Bunyan
PINWHEELS for a PURPOSE
All it takes is ONE; one person to be a child’s hope; one person to be a child’s voice; one person to be a child’s hero.
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