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Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center

Who We Are

Serving Abused Children in East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, and West Baton Rouge Parishes. When a child is abused, it is the community’s responsibility to respond and to protect the young victim. Recognizing this, the Baton Rouge community has developed a program that coordinates the investigation, prosecution, and treatment of child abuse. This program, called the Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center, maximizes a child’s chance for healing through intervention in a child-focused, child-sensitive environment. The BRCAC: Protects children who have been sexually and/ or physically abused and helps prevent further abuse. Provides therapeutic counseling during the time of disclosure and thereafter. Maintains and reconstitutes a healthy family by healing the scars of abuse Enhances community safety by preventing the perpetration of sexual/physical abuse. Coordinates the prosecution of the criminal cases

What We Do

Our mission is to lessen the trauma experienced by child victims when abuse allegations are investigated, and to provide support during any subsequent proceedings within the criminal justice system.

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