CAC Events & Happenings

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 4, 2016

April marks National Child Abuse Prevention Month. We're celebrating with local events across the state and by promoting evidence-based prevention methods. Because it shouldn't hurt to be a child. 

#MembershipMonday - CAC of Hamilton County

March 29, 2016

This week, we put the spotlight on our member agency helping the families throughout the Chattanooga area. They have a big move this year as they prepare to formally coordinate with other victim service agencies at the new Hamilton County Family Justice Center. 

#MembershipMonday - The Children's Center of the Cumberlands

March 21, 2016

This week's #MembershipMonday goes to East Tennessee to visit a child advocacy center that recently opened up a transitional shelter for young people who are awaiting foster care placement. 

Membership Monday - Davis House CAC

February 29, 2016

This week, we learn all about #NIMBY and the healing powers of a button jar. 

Membership Monday - Sullivan County CAC

February 22, 2016

Today's Membership Monday features a child advocacy center and their very unique team member - their dog, Harley.  

Membership Monday - 15th Judicial District CAC

February 15, 2016

This week's #MembershipMonday features a forensic interviewer in Lebanon, TN who loves helping kids heal from abuse, even if that means delivering a birthday surprise! 

CACs Achieve Re-Accreditation Status

February 2, 2016

Several of our member centers received wonderful news last week, validating the hard work and commitment to their community.

Membership Monday - Madison County Child Advocacy Center

January 25, 2016

This week's membership spotlight goes to West Tennessee. The Madison County Child Advocacy Center is part of the Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse, which provides support to families in preventing and dealing with child abuse in West Tennessee and to help both parents and children meet the practical needs of preserving and improving the quality of family life.

Membership Monday - New Hope Child Advocacy Center

January 4, 2016

Today, we begin a weekly spotlight of the 46 child advocacy centers across Tennessee. To kick off #MembershipMonday, we go to New Hope Child Advocacy Center to learn about their team and their efforts to help children and families in Blount County heal from abuse.

TNCAC Says #DontCutVOCA

November 13, 2015

The recent federal budget cuts $1.5 billion from the Crime Victims Fund to help balance the budget.These are NOT taxpayer dollars.This a fund set up by the fines and fees paid by criminals to help victims of crime.

This project is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee.