Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. At the center, we’re increasing our efforts to prevent trafficking, identify cases early and ensure that our teams are best equipped to respond to these victims’ specialized needs. Learn more about trafficking… Read More

Internships, Externships & Practicums

We are now accepting applications for our internships, externships and practicums! Apply today to work alongside our family advocates, therapists, child life specialists and other team members who help children and families heal from abuse. View complete details… Read More

Our 2016 in Review

As we make bold plans in 2017, we wanted to look back at the numerous successes and highlights across our programs, development and community partnerships in 2016. Check out our Top 10 Highlights – and thank you for helping make them possible!

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As we make bold plans in 2017, we wanted to look back at the numerous successes and highlights across our programs, development and community partnerships in 2016. Check out our Top 10 Highlights – and thank you for… Read More

New Staff Training for Chicago Park District

Through our partnership with Chicago Park District, we recently trained 50 new staff in their arts, athletics and landscaping departments on keeping children safe from abuse. We’re proud to work with the excellent team at the park district… Read More

Register Now for Internet Safety Training

Register now for “Internet Safety and Kids with Disabilities: What parents and providers need to know.” Led by Chicago Police Detective Charles Hollendoner and Susan Kahan, MA, LPC of the UIC Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic, this training equips caregivers… Read More

Training New CPD Detectives

Yesterday, our team spent three hours with a training class of 160 new detectives, teaching them about our work on investigations of child sexual abuse, our physical abuse program (MPEEC) and our forensic interviewing services for many types of cases. We’re thrilled to talk with detectives about how ChicagoCAC helps children and families in Chicago, and how we work alongside and support Chicago Police Department.

Yesterday, our team spent three hours with a training class of 160 new detectives, teaching them about our work on investigations of child sexual abuse, our physical abuse program (MPEEC) and our forensic interviewing services for many types… Read More

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Thank you to the generous employees at Tilton, Kelly + Bell for selecting ChicagoCAC to receive a $5,000 donation from the firm! As longtime supporters of the center, the firm has worked on our building addition and renovation… Read More

2016 in Review

Happy new year! As we make bold plans in 2017, we wanted to look back at the numerous successes and highlights across our programs, development and community partnerships in 2016. 

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Happy new year! As we make bold plans in 2017, we wanted to look back at the numerous successes and highlights across our programs, development and community partnerships in 2016. 

Holiday Meals from Jewel

Thank you to our friends at Jewel-Osco for generously providing complete ham dinners and to True Rock Ministries for donating gifts for our children and families! We are grateful to have support from across our community for families healing from abuse.

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Thank you to our friends at Jewel-Osco for generously providing complete ham dinners and to True Rock Ministries for donating gifts for our children and families! We are grateful to have support from across our community for families… Read More

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Season’s greetings from all of us at ChicagoCAC! Wishing you all safe, healthy and happy holidays.