What WE Do In Our Centre

The Child/Youth Advocacy Centre (CYAC) model is internationally recognized as a best practice for responding to the needs of child/youth victims of abuse.

The Windsor Essex Child/Youth Advocacy Centre is a proud member of both the CYAC Canadian Network and the CYAC Ontario Network.

Our Model in Development

The Windsor Essex Child/Youth Advocacy Centre is a coordinated-community approach to investigation, intervention, and treatment, in child/youth abuse cases.

Our Centre’s services and referral services include:

  • Investigations and forensic interviews;
  • Advocacy, support, and follow-up;
  • Specialized medical evaluation and treatment;
  • Specialized trauma-focused mental health services;
  • Case review and monitoring;
  • Enhanced training for staff;
  • Community education and prevention; and
  • Research and outcome.
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