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Leavenworth Child Advocacy Center

920 6th Avenue
Leavenworth, KS 66048
(913) 682-8979

ww.aafv.net

General Email:
aafvcac@sbcglobal.net



Primary CAC
Contact(s):
Helen Swan, CAC Coordinator
Kay Andersen, Executive Director


Status:

Associate/Developing
Mission Statement: The Child Advocacy Center of Leavenworth County is the collaboration of public and private professional agencies designed to combat the abuse of children. The goal is to provide services for children and families who have experienced the trauma of physical and/or sexual abuse.


CAC Operations Began:
2008



Organizational Model:
Within the umbrella of Alliance Against Family Violence


Counties Served in Official Service Area:


Leavenworth
Service Area Population /  Community Characteristics:


50,001 – 100,000
Semi-Urban
Average Number of Children Receiving Core CAC Services:


Operations began June 2008
Ages of Children Served:


<18 years
Case Criteria:
Allegations of Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Child Witness to Violence. Referrals accepted from Law Enforcement, SRS.


Interagency
Partners:
Leavenworth County Attorney’s Office
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Basehor, Lansing, Leavenworth, Tonganoxie Police Depts
Leavenworth Area Social and Rehabilitation Service 9KC Metro Region)
Johnson Forensic Legal Nurse Consulting
North Kansas Family Solutions
Mary Spickelmier, Counselor/Play Therapist


Core Program Components/Services: Cases Reviewed by MDT
Forensic Interviews
Victim Advocacy
Mental Health Treatment provided on-site
Medical Evaluations provided on-site
Case Tracking


Additional Services:
Court Advocacy/Accompaniment
Domestic Violence Advocacy
Medical Exam/Hospital Accompaniment
Training for Partner Agency Professionals
Support Groups
Play Therapy


Facility Information: Suite of offices located within the medical building of Cushing Memorial Hospital. Rooms include interview / observation room, medical exam rooms and case conference area.


Annual CAC Budget:


$50,001 - $100,000
Funding Sources: Government Grants (State/Federal)
Contributions (corporate, individual, organizations)
United Way