DCAC coordinates a multidisciplinary team approach in response to allegations of severe child abuse in Dallas County.
DCAC provides a safe place for children and their families to begin the healing process after experiencing criminal child abuse or witnessing a violent crime.
DCAC believes education and training are among the community’s best defenses against those who seek to harm children.
I AM JANE DOE. YOU WON’T KNOW WHO I AM OR HEAR MY STORY, BUT I AM ONE OF THE 28,000 KIDS WHO SUFFERED AT THE HANDS OF ABUSE IN DALLAS COUNTY LAST YEAR.
DALLAS CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER STOOD BY MY SIDE – FIGHTING FOR ME AND RESTORING HOPE.
DCAC Dallas Child Abuse Statistics
of abused children won’t tell anyone
children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday
of children know
in-person at DCAC
Dallas Children’s Advocacy is one of the first children’s advocacy centers to be established in Texas, which now has over 70 centers of varying sizes and scopes of services. DCAC opened its doors in 1991 and today serves over 7,300 children and their non-offending family members each year.
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