In a perfect world, children would grow up in safe, nurturing homes free from abuse. Not knowing what to expect or who to turn to after abuse has been discovered, the Jefferson Children’s Advocacy Center is there from the beginning to provide victims with trauma-focused services and support needed to navigate the extensive network of agencies tasked with ensuring the future safety and well-being of child victims.

Our Mission

To offer a compassionate, coordinated interagency response to the investigation, treatment and prevention of child victimization in Jefferson Parish.

Our Services

  • Digitally recorded forensic interviews
  • Forensic medical exam coordination & accompaniment
  • Trauma-focused mental health services
  • Victim support & advocacy
  • Case management
  • Multidisciplinary Team coordination & case review facilitation
  • Court testimony
  • Child abuse prevention education & outreach
  • Professional education & development