The CARE Center
provides coordinated and comprehensive
services in a child-friendly environment.
Child-Friendly Interviewing: All
professional are trained in conducting
forensic child friendly interviews. All
forensic interviews are coordinated with the
multidisciplinary investigative team.
are provided with helpful, comprehensive
information and referral for their children
and family by trained professionals from the
The family is offered advocacy to help
navigate new and unfamiliar systems. An
advocate or victim specialist is able to
meet with the child victim and non-offending
family members on site. Families are
provided information on NYS crime victims
Intervention: Child victims and
their families are offered short term crisis
counseling services. Child victims and their
non-offending family members are provided
referral information for long term mental
health treatment through multidisciplinary
Child victims and family members are offered
helpful education materials on child abuse.
The CARE Center offers parents a Parent
Information Packet with helpful materials to
assist during the aftermath of an abuse
Presentations and Awareness:
Center staff are available for presentations
within the community on topics related to
child abuse and the Child Advocacy Center
All services are free of charge.