Empowering Children.

Restoring Hope.

Ending Abuse.

Just For Kids Child Advocacy Center creates a safe environment for children to tell their stories and begin a path to healing. We invite you to join our efforts to end the cycle of abuse. Together, we can build a brighter future for our kids.

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Empowering Children.

Restoring Hope.

Ending Abuse.

Just For Kids Child Advocacy Center creates a safe environment for children to tell their stories and begin a path to healing. We invite you to join our efforts to end the cycle of abuse. Together, we can build a brighter future for our kids.

Join Us

Just for Kids is excited to announce our annual Champions of Children Award Dinner which will be held at Tamarack Conference Center on Friday, April 12, 2024. Cocktail Hour begins at 5:30 P.M. with dinner to follow. This year’s event will be formal, so dust off the sparkles and shine your shoes to enjoy an evening to celebrate local heroes who work with children.

 

We are excited that this years event has been sold out!

Join us in congratulating this year’s winners of the Champion of Children Award!

Category 1 – Partner Agency

Raleigh County – Raleigh County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Fayette County – Fayette County Sheriff’s Department

 

Category 2 – MDIT Team Member

Raleigh County – Corporal Christopher Dunn WVSP Troop 6 – Beckley Detachment

Fayette County – Cynthia Hedrick, Fayette County Board of Education

Category 3 – JFK Donor

Raleigh County – Mark and Kristina Serbinski

Fayette County – Fayette County Commission

 

Category 4 – Community Group/Individual Supporter

Just for Kids Golf Committee at Glade Springs

 

Special Recognition

Anita Barker, Fayette County Sheriff’s Department Detectives Bureau

Brooke Lyons, Oak Hill Police Department

AWAY (Advocating a Way for Adults and Youth)

 

 

Do You Have Reason To Believe A Child Is Being Abused Or Neglected?

Make a report to CPS by calling 1-800-352-6513 and to your local law enforcement agency.
If you are reporting an emergency, please call 911.

What We Do

The Just For Kids Child Advocacy Center is a safe, child-friendly facility where child protection, criminal justice, and child treatment professionals work together to investigate abuse in Raleigh and Fayette Counties, hold offenders accountable, and help children heal. In the darkest moments, the Just For Kids Child Advocacy Center creates a safe environment for children to tell their stories and begin their path to healing.

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Results That Matter

Child advocacy centers (CACs) were able to support over 4,600 children across West Virginia in 2020-2021 alone. According to the CDC, the associated lifetime costs of each child experiencing non-fatal child maltreatment is $210,012. This estimate includes that child’s associated lifetime costs for healthcare, productivity losses, child welfare, criminal justice, and special education.

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Get Involved

As a nonprofit organization with countless moving parts, the Just For Kids Child Advocacy Center relies on the help of others to support our mission — restoring the lives of children who have been abused.

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