2017 ANNUAL STATISTICS
The Nebraska Alliance of Child Advocacy Centers provides statewide leadership in the fight against child abuse with it's member centers, Nebraska's seven fully accredited Child Advocacy Centers (CACs). The CACs are located in Gering, Grand Island, Kearney, Lincoln, Norfolk, North Platte and Omaha. Along with their 10 satellites, services are provided to all 93 counties in Nebraska.
In 2017 Nebraska's CACs Served 6,931 Unduplicated Children
4,816 FORENSIC INTERVIEWS
When requested by law enforcement, child protective services or county attorneys, a Child Interview Specialist will conduct a recorded forensic interview with the child.
1,319 MEDICAL EXAMS
The medical staff performs complete examinations for children referred for sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect, and for children entering the foster care system (varying on location).
An Advocate will assess each child’s needs and refer them to the appropriate therapy, support groups, and other resources. Families also receive help in “understanding the system.”
12,214 CASE REVIEWS
A multi-disciplinary team consisting of law enforcement, child protective services, medical professionals, prosecution, school personnel, and Child Advocacy Center staff regularly reviews cases and discusses general issues.