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Foothills Alliance Child Advocacy Center’s Phone Number is 864-261-6111

Foothills Alliance’s child advocacy center provides a child-friendly, non-residential facility serving sexually abused children of Anderson and Oconee counties. Foothills Alliance provides a comfortable, safe environment designed to meet the needs of child sexual assault victims and their families. Referrals to the program are made by law enforcement agencies and the Department of Social Services (DSS).

Additionally, the child advocacy center coordinates the work of multiple local and state agencies responsible for the treatment of the abused child, investigation of the case, and prosecution of the alleged perpetrator. Free services to the child and his/her family include:

> Forensic medical examinations

Forensic medical examinations are performed at the center by a specially training pediatrician who evaluates the child’s health and gathers medical evidence.

> Forensic interviews

Age appropraite investigative interviews are provided upon referral by law enforcement and/ or DSS. Interviews are completed by professional with specialized forensic training.

> Professional counseling and therapy

Therapy services for child survivors of abuse are provided at the child advocacy center and by our parent organization, Foothills Alliance. Age appropriate counseling sessions are provided long- or short-term – at the discretion of the counselor.

> Multi-disciplinary case coordination

Community professionals representing investigation, safety, advocacy, prosecution and treatment services create a review team to assist child abuse victims and non-offending caregivers.

> Non-Offending Parent Support

Educational and counseling services are available to non-offending caregivers to promote their well-being and increase skills needed to assist their children.

Educational and counseling services are available to non-offending caregivers to promote their well-being and increase skills needed to assist their children.

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