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Family & Youth Counseling Agency, Inc. / Child Advocacy Center
Parish:  Calcasieu
Category:  Abuse/Domestic Violence
Phone:  (337) 436-9533
Fax:  (337) 439-9941
Website:  fyca.org
Email:  
Contact Name:  Shonna McCarthy, Program Coordinator
 
Physical Address:
220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
Mailing Address:
220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
 
Hours >>
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 
General Info >>
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Other Languages Spoken: Spanish
 
Area Served >>
Allen, Beauregard, Cameron, Calcasieu, Jeff Davis
 
Summary >>
The purpose of the Children's Advocacy Center is to provide a comfortable, homelike setting for interviewing sexually and severely physically abused children. This program is designed to coordinate services to those who report have reported sexual or physical abuse. It also brings together investigative, medical, and mental health systems in order to properly address this social dysfunction. Professional counseling, linkage with mental health and victim advocacy services, and multi-disciplinary team reveiws, provides the necessary foundation for total systematic change - a pro-active approach intended to reduce the trauma and incidence of sexual and physical abuse of children.
 
Fees >>
Fees are assessed according to income on a sliding scale basis.
 
Waiting Period >>
By appointment Only.
 
Funded By >>
The United Way, grants, fees donations and community support.
 
Extra Info >>
How to report Child Abuse: If you suspect child abuse, call the Child Abuse Hotline at 475-4999 or contact your local law enforcement agency.
 
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