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Child Advocacy Centers in Tennessee Make a Difference

A children’s advocacy center is the ONE place that provides a safe, child-friendly environment where law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, medical and mental health professionals may share information and develop effective, coordinated strategies sensitive to the needs of each unique case and child.

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How Child Advocacy Centers in Tennessee Help Kids

Helping Families Find Services Across Tennessee

CACTN represents over 50 child advocacy centers across the state of Tennessee. Families and children have statewide access to any child advocacy center. Click below to find the center closest to you.

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Last year, Child Advocacy Centers in Tennessee provided an array of child-focused services to

More than 20,000 children


Forensic interviews

Last year, CACs provided an array of child-focused services to more than



In the U.S., a child is abused or neglected every 47 seconds




of children who are sexually abused are abused by family members

More than 3 Million children

are subjects of at least one child abuse investigation each year

Nearly 700,000 children

are abused in the U.S. annually

Connecting for Children’s Justice (CCJ)

The annual Connecting for Children’s Justice Conference (CCJ) is one of the State’s largest gatherings of child abuse professionals. CCJ’s primary purpose is to offer participants a variety of relevant and informative professional educational sessions, as well as, to provide engaging network opportunities, and so much more. CCJ workshops are grounded in best practices, informed by research, and meet the professional development needs of the conference’s core audiences.