It’s time.

The cultural shift in the last few weeks has been notable. A culture that believes victims, that allows victims to come forward without fear of retaliation or blame, that holds perpetrators accountable – this is what we need now… Read More

New training: Supporting non-offending caregivers

Join Resource Manager Katy Irving, LCSW, for our second new training this April: Supporting Non-Offending Caregivers after Child Sexual Abuse. Katy will equip professionals with the skills and resources to reduce stress and isolation of caregivers, and she’ll share the ways ChicagoCAC’s family advocates, intensive case managers and other staff help our clients heal. Registration is $20 and includes 2.0 CE credits for counselors, social workers and psychologists. Register here.

Join Resource Manager Katy Irving, LCSW, for our second new training this April: Supporting Non-Offending Caregivers after Child Sexual Abuse. Katy will equip professionals with the skills and resources to reduce stress and isolation of caregivers, and she’ll… Read More

Impact Statement Event

In addition to hosting our BEYOND WORDS event on April 2, our friends at The Public House Theatre are donating proceeds from their Impact Statement event on April 19 to ChicagoCAC and Rape Victim Advocates. Learn more about this powerful event and RSVP on their website.

In addition to hosting our BEYOND WORDS event on April 2, our friends at The Public House Theatre are donating proceeds from their Impact Statement event on April 19 to ChicagoCAC and Rape Victim Advocates. Learn more about… Read More

Thank you to child life intern Siobhan for teaching our families how to make these beautiful dreamcatchers! Every week in our Family Hope Center, our child life team leads activities to help our families relax, develop coping skills… Read More

Executive Director Char Rivette was happy to stand with Congressman Danny K. Davis and other community leaders at a recent press conference calling attention to the value of the Affordable Care Act for our children and families. Many… Read More

Thank you to Trisha Teofilo from the Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center for presenting to our staff and partners today as part of our Monthly Learning Series. Trisha discussed the basics of immigration, the U-Visa and VAWA… Read More

BEYOND WORDS

Join our Community Advisory Council on Sunday, April 8 at ChicagoCAC for BEYOND WORDS. This reception will honor survivors of child sexual abuse, and together we’ll enjoy poetry reading, live music, and light refreshments. Attendees are invited to create a piece to hang in our interactive exhibit, which will also feature children’s art. View complete information and RSVP here.

Join our Community Advisory Council on Sunday, April 8 at ChicagoCAC for BEYOND WORDS. This reception will honor survivors of child sexual abuse, and together we’ll enjoy poetry reading, live music, and light refreshments. Attendees are invited to… Read More

We join with others across our country today in recognizing A Day without Immigrants. At ChicagoCAC, we do everything in our power to ensure that there are no barriers to reporting abuse and accessing our healing services –… Read More

We join with others across our country today in recognizing A Day without Immigrants. At ChicagoCAC, we do everything in our power to ensure that there are no barriers to reporting abuse and accessing our healing services –… Read More

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

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. 

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.