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The Guidance Center's Kids-TALK Children's Advocacy Center community open house on November 16

November 16, 2017

On November 16, The Guidance Center’s Kids-TALK Children's Advocacy Center held a community open house to highlight what a remarkable service the center provides our community. Kerr Russell’s John Gatti sits on The Guidance Center’s board.

The Kids-TALK Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) is a community-based program that serves children through 17 years of age, providing comprehensive treatment to suspected child victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, or other forms of psychological trauma. The Kids-TALK CAC utilizes a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to coordinate the investigation, assessment, treatment and prevention of child abuse in Wayne County. Services provided to children and their non-offending family members include forensic interviewing, advocacy, onsite medical evaluations, mental health services and outreach and prevention services.

If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected please contact the Department of Health & Human Services’ Centralized Intake for Abuse and Neglect immediately at 855-444-3911. Click here for information on potential signs of abuse or neglect.

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