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The Truth About Abuse


  • 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused by their 18th birthday.
  • 90 % of all sexual molestation is committed by someone the child likes, loves, or lives with.


  • Each Missouri Child Advocacy Center is in compliance with full membership standards of the National Children’s Alliance
  • Missouri Child Advocacy Centers serve about 7,000 children each year
  • 15 Accredited Child Advocacy Centers in the state of Missouri

The Child Center, Inc.  (2014)

  • 425 children received Forensic Interviews
  • 18,144 students and 1,203 parents & professionals participated in prevention programs presented by The Child Center, Inc.
  • 425 children were referred for counseling
  • 35 children were referred for medical SAFE exams.

The Child Center, Inc. has been Fully Accredited through National Children’s Alliance since 2004.

1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys