Join Child Abuse Prevention Coalitions and Better Equip Your Organization

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Portage County (CAC) provides trusted resources and training, in-person and completely virtual, to organizations, community centers, and institutions. Whether you are educating your team at a hospital, school, daycare center, student sports team or club, community center or church, or other association helping children or youth, joining professional child abuse prevention coalitions and having the right resources at hand remains a key component to keeping children protected.

Intake Forms & Information

CAC Initial Appointment Information Sheet- to give to families

CAC General Information and Contact Form

A Guide to Completing a CAC Intake Form

Intake Form

Advocacy Only Intake Form

State & National Resources for Professionals

Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence

Serves as Ohio’s rape crisis coalition. They provide training for advocates and preventionists, technical assistance for local programs, systems advocacy, and public policy work.

Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN)

 A leader in domestic violence advocacy and education across Ohio — consists of over 70 local domestic violence programs statewide.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

Resources and information for victims of crime.

Ohio Attorney General

Resources for victim compensation, victim rights, victim services, and resources.

The Polaris Project

National human trafficking hotline, data and research, and referral directory. 

National Children’s Alliance (NCA)

A professional membership organization on a mission to make one big difference, one child at a time.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Trauma-informed care and trauma treatments.

Prevention Resources

Prevent Child Abuse America

Publications, data sources, and childhood resources to prevent child abuse and neglect.

Darkness to Light

An international non-profit committed to empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse.

Center for Disease Control Child Abuse and Prevention

Child abuse and neglect resources, prevention strategies, risks, and protective factors.

Human Trafficking Resources

Ohio Attorney General Human Trafficking Initiative

State initiatives considering human trafficking — from reporting to awareness and resources.

Shared Hope International

Dedicated to bringing an end to sex trafficking through a three-pronged approach — prevention, restoration, and justice.

The Polaris Project

National human trafficking hotline, data and research, and referral directory. 

National Center on Sexual Exploitation

A law center that stands up against sexual exploitation and defends human dignity.

Freedom Network USA

The nation’s largest coalition working to ensure that trafficked persons have access to justice, safety, and opportunity.

RAHAB Ministries – Human Trafficking Solution

Drop-in centers, street outreach, prison visits, and mentoring programs to prevent human trafficking.

Schedule an Informational Session with Our Team

Does your team or organization have questions that span across mandated child abuse reporting, child abuse awareness, child abuse recognition, child abuse prevention, and human trafficking? Make sure you get your information from a reliable resource, by scheduling a training session with our team. Our programs remain critical in promoting the health and well-being of children, developing effective policies, and providing information for implementation.

Have questions, or need additional resources? Get them answered by scheduling a time with our team today.