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The CAC is the only consistent agency throughout any abuse investigation. DCS is looking at the immediate safety of the home. Law enforcement is gathering tangible evidence. The prosecutor is going to court. The CAC is helping these children HEAL. Our purpose is to help repair broken families.
1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused before the age of 18. The median age for reported abuse is 9 years old. Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults are on children ages 17 and under. 80% of child abuse victims have been maltreated by one or both parents. There are 40 million survivors of child sexual abuse in America today.
Child abuse is a major problem and a major concern in our community and has been for decades. We know the problem exits, but what happens when a child discloses sexual abuse?