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Resources in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

This period of isolation, while important for our health and safety from COVID-19, could be a perfect storm for child abuse. With our teachers and counselors removed from regular in person interaction with children, we know that incidents of abuse are likely going unreported. Another factor at play is home isolation. The majority of child abuse incidents occur in the home by someone the child knows and trusts. The Children’s Advocacy Centers of Kentucky is committed to supporting our children, multidisciplinary teams and caregivers by providing resources and access to…

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CACs Recognize Legendary Partners

Due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, CAC Kentucky recognizes the extraordinary efforts of its 2020 Legendary Partners with a special video presentation.  Governor Andy Beshear headlined the video presentation, sharing words of encouragement and support for the mission of Kentucky’s Children’s Advocacy Centers and the work of their 2020 Legendary Partners. Honorees also received capes and plaques. Each of Kentucky’s 15 Children’s Advocacy Centers and the state coalition nominated individuals with demonstrated commitments to serving children impacted by abuse.  Join CAC Kentucky in celebrating its 2020 Legendary Partners by viewing the special video…

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CAC Satellite Opens In Harlan

Last week, the Cumberland Valley Children’s Advocacy Center (CVCAC), known to many in the region as the “TLC House,” opened a new satellite location in Harlan, Kentucky.  CVCAC, like all Children’s Advocacy Centers in Kentucky provides services to abused children within the area development district where the center is located.  For some children and families, this means traveling for an hour or more on remote roads in order to receive services.  This satellite and the others located around the state help bring the services to the children, families and MDT…

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LouAnna Red Corn Elected to NCA Board of Directors

Lexington Commonwealth Attorney, Lou Anna Red Corn will serve as the newest member of the National Children’s Alliance Board of Directors.  The election results were announced on November 14, 2018 from the NCA’s Executive Director, Teresa Huizar.  Lou Anna has a strong record as an advocate for child victims of abuse.  She is also a long-time friend of Children’s Advocacy Centers, serving as a founding Board member of Lexington’s Children’s Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass.

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A Donor Like No Other

On a Saturday morning last Spring, CAC Kentucky Executive Director, Caroline Ruschell received an email titled “excited to donate.”  The author, Amanda Bess, was a 34-year old girl she had never met and didn’t appear to have any connections to.  Amanda wrote that she had spent 6 months hiking the appalachian trail and as part of her journey started a GOFUNDME page for 2 non-profit organizations, one of which was the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Kentucky.  When she returned to the office, Caroline Ruschell called Amanda and learned that this…

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