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

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Our families were so thankful for such a fun-filled Kids’ Holiday Party yesterday. Thank you to the incredible donors and volunteers who make this joyful event possible – it means the world to our clients!

Community Advisory Council

Our Community Advisory Council is a group of adults committed to raising awareness of ChicagoCAC and our resources. Together with our staff, they help plan our Child Abuse Prevention Month activities, and they’re already working on our 2017 event. Thanks to these wonderful volunteers for all of their support! Learn more.

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Our Community Advisory Council is a group of adults committed to raising awareness of ChicagoCAC and our resources. Together with our staff, they help plan our Child Abuse Prevention Month activities, and they’re already working on our 2017… Read More

To Prevent Sexual Assault, Schools and Parents Start Early

Preventing sexual assault starts early, and it’s our responsibility as adults to keep kids safe and teach them how to stay safe as they go out on their own. Check out this great piece from NPR, and start… Read More

The Sounds of our Family Hope Center

From outside the door to our Family Hope Center, you can hear giggles and squeals from kids of all ages waiting for their or their siblings’ appointments. Each week, our therapists help clients learn how to express their feelings, how to better communicate with their family, and what healing looks like for them. Meanwhile, our child life team leads games and activities that help caregivers and kids pass the time in productive, healthy ways. Learn more about the Family Hope Center.

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From outside the door to our Family Hope Center, you can hear giggles and squeals from kids of all ages waiting for their or their siblings’ appointments. Each week, our therapists help clients learn how to express their… Read More

We exist 2016 Recap

Thank you to everyone who made “We exist” possible! We were thrilled to share our work, our children’s stories and our caregivers’ experiences preventing, recognizing, responding to and reporting child sexual abuse. View event photos on our Facebook page. If you weren’t able to make it to the exhibit, be sure to check out our virtual gallery and resources to continue recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month throughout April!

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Thank you to everyone who made “We exist” possible! We were thrilled to share our work, our children’s stories and our caregivers’ experiences preventing, recognizing, responding to and reporting child sexual abuse. View event photos on our Facebook… Read More

We exist 2016

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In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center will be hosting our fourth annual installment of “We exist,” a public awareness display that features children’s, caregivers’ and professionals’ stories of preventing, recognizing, responding to and reporting child sexual abuse. Learn more.

Keeping My Family Safe: An evening for parents

As parents, we should know what to communicate to our child, behaviors to watch out for and steps to take to protect our family. Join us Thursday, March 31 for "Keeping My Family Safe: An evening for parents" to learn how to teach healthy development, create a family safety plan and intervene in concerning situations. Light dinner will be provided, and child care is available.
As parents, we should know what to communicate to our child, behaviors to watch out for and steps to take to protect our family. Join us Thursday, March 31 for "Keeping My Family Safe: An evening for parents" to learn how to teach healthy development, create a family safety plan and intervene in concerning situations. Light dinner will be provided, and child care is available.

Upcoming Trainings at ChicagoCAC

Thanks to our new Education Center, we’ve expanded our outreach, education and prevention efforts to include new trainings – and more of them. Check out our upcoming trainings page to see all of the free and low-cost opportunities we have for caregivers, professionals and other adults. Learn more.

Thanks to our new Education Center, we’ve expanded our outreach, education and prevention efforts to include new trainings – and more of them. Check out our upcoming trainings page to see all of the free and low-cost opportunities… Read More

Kids’ Holiday Party 2015

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Another joy-filled Kids’ Holiday Party on the books! Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers and donors for giving our families a chance to celebrate, exchange gifts and have fun.