2019 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 2019 Nebraska's CACs Served 7,414 Unduplicated Children
5,157 FORENSIC INTERVIEWS PERFORMED
When requested by law enforcement, child protective services or county attorneys, a Child Interview Specialist will conduct a recorded forensic interview with the child.
3,195 MEDICAL EXAMS PROVIDED
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).
32,427 ADVOCACY CONTACTS MADE
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.”
10,901 CASES REVIEWED
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.