The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) ofPutnamCountyis a child- and family-focused facility, providing comprehensive, multidisciplinary services to children suspected of being abused.
A multidisciplinary team (MDT) of child protective service workers, law enforcement investigators, prosecutors, medical care providers, victims advocates and therapists work together to provide all necessary services in one place. Designed to create a sense of safety and security for children, the CAC is located independently from all agencies involved in the intervention process.
- Reduce trauma to the child
- Provide family with support and assistance
- Promote thorough investigations and hold offenders accountable
- Improve communication and information sharing between MDT members