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Who We Are

The Kentucky River Children's Advocacy Center (KRCAC), Care Cottage, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the trauma experienced by child victims of sexual abuse. The organization provides a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to the investigation, prosecution, and treatment of child sexual abuse cases across 8 counties. Each year, children come to the Center for forensic interviews, medical examinations, counseling and support. All services are provided in a nurturing, friendly and safe environment at no cost to a child’s family. The Children’s Advocacy Center also offers education and training to improve community response to child sexual abuse.

The KRCAC provides a child-friendly setting where a skilled team of professionals come together to:

  • Investigate the allegations in an unbiased, supportive location

  • Provide therapeutic support

  • Offer victim assistance services

The Kentucky River Children's Advocacy Center serves 8 counties in the Kentucky River Region: Breathitt, Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry, and Wolfe counties. 

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