Serving Nevada’s Children and Families with a Simplified Approach

The Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada provide a full-spectrum of services and resources to children and families in a streamlined setting that minimizes confusion and emphasizes healing.

Serving Nevada’s Children and Families with a Simplified Approach

The Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada provide a full-spectrum of services and resources to children and families in a streamlined setting that minimizes confusion and emphasizes healing.

From a Confusing, Nerve-Wracking Experience to Compassionate Care

Too many of Nevada’s children have experienced or will experience abuse or exploitation. We’re working to put a stop to it—and help victims thrive.

Find a Children’s Advocacy Center Near You

The Washoe County Child Advocacy Center ACCREDITED CHAPTER
About the Center:

The mission of The Washoe County Child Advocacy Center is to ensure the health and safety of the child in a child-friendly environment for the purpose of minimizing trauma, providing advocacy, and supporting effective investigations and prosecutions.

This Child Advocacy Center is a child-friendly facility in which law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, mental health, medical and victim advocacy professionals work together to investigate alleged abuse, help children heal, and hold offenders accountable.

The Washoe County Child Advocacy Center, through a coordinated multi-disciplinary team approach, provides direct services to child abuse victims and their non-offending caregivers.

Washoe County Children’s Advocacy Center

Cole McBride Executive Director

2097 Longley Ln Reno, NV 89502
(775) 284-2750
cacinfo@washoecounty.us

 

Lisa Ruggerio Chapter Director

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada
(775) 527-0199
lisa@childrensadvocacycentersnv.org

Southern Nevada Children’s Advocacy Center ACCREDITED CHAPTER
About the Center:

Operated by Clark County and housed in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Southern Nevada Children’s Assessment Center (SNCAC) brings together a multi-disciplinary team of child abuse professionals to investigate claims of child neglect, exploitation and other forms of abuse while providing care and advocacy for children and non-offending family members in a safe setting designed to minimize the impact of trauma.

Souther Nevada Children’s Advocacy Center

 

Cheryl Cooley Executive Director

701 North Pecos, Building K-1
Las Vegas, NV 89101
702-455-5371
COOLEYCW@ClarkCountyNV.gov

Lisa Ruggerio Chapter Director

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada
(775) 527-0199
lisa@childrensadvocacycentersnv.org

Great Basin Children’s Advocacy Center ACCREDITED DEVELOPING CHAPTER
About the Center:

The Great Basin Children’s Advocacy Center works with a number of local agencies including the Sheriff’s Office, the District Attorney, and the Department of Child and Family Services to investigate claims of child abuse, exploitation or neglect while providing victimized children and non-offending families with resources for support and healing throughout the process.

Cory Martin Director

701 Walnut Street
Elko, NV 89801
775.389.0906
cmartin@med.unr.edu

Lisa Ruggerio Chapter Director

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada
(775) 527-0199
lisa@childrensadvocacycentersnv.org

Nye County Children's Advocacy Center Associate Chapter
About the Center:

Located in Pahrump, Nevada, the Nye County Children’s Advocacy Center (NCCAC) uses a multi-disciplinary team approach for the treatment of children victims of child sexual assault or criminal physical injury or neglect in partnership with the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, the Nye County Attorney’s Office, the Department of Child and Family Services and other pertinent community groups.

Nye County Children’s Advocacy Center

Kathie McKenna Executive Director

621 S. Blagg Rd.
Pahrump, NV 89048
(775) 751-1118

Lisa Ruggerio Chapter Director

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada
(775) 527-0199
lisa@childrensadvocacycentersnv.org