This year's Bids for Kids was a huge success. Thank you to all those who participated in our fundraiser auction. If you were not able to bid or did not win an item, please consider a donation at any time by clicking the button below.
We want to issue a sincere thank you to all our Bids for Kids 2023 sponsors and auction item donors. Without your support, we would not be able to continue offering our services free of charge to the community.
The mission of the Lake Sumter Children's Advocacy Center is to provide a child-friendly, community-based facility where a child victim can be safely interviewed, provided with crisis counseling, receive medical exams and long-term specialized therapy, when needed.
Thank you for supporting the children of Lake and Sumter counties!
Our quarterly newsletter contains a wealth of information regarding our Center and the services we offer, as well as information and resources regarding child abuse and neglect.
January 2023 Newsletter - click to download
Prevent child abuse by knowing the signs and raising awareness.
Call 1-800-96-ABUSE or report online at www.myflfamilies.com.
Many common beliefs about child abuse are completely false. Learn the truth.
Read a case study about an 11-year-old child who came to our CAC.
The mission of the Lake Sumter Children's Advocacy Center is to provide a child-friendly, community-based facility where a child victim can be safely interviewed, provided with crisis counseling, receive medical exams and long-term specialized therapy, when needed. We work together with agency representatives to provide child abuse victims with all necessary services in a single location.Learn More
We offer crisis counseling, long-term, group and family therapy. Anyone can refer a child to our counseling program.
We provide forensic and specialized interviews, medical exams and psycho-social assessments in coordination with DCF and Law Enforcement.
We are forming a group of trained volunteers who provide comprehensive, coordinated victim support and advocacy services.
We rely on the support of volunteers during the Christmas season and for our reception desk. We are also seeking volunteers for our Victim Advocate Program.
When you purchase a "Stop Child Abuse" license plate, you help publicize the need to stop child abuse while supporting every CAC in the state of Florida.
We greatly appreciate donations of items used for child therapy sessions and the daily operations of the CAC, as well as items for our Bids 4 Kids Annual Fundraiser silent and live auctions.
The CAC offers the opportunity to sponsor a child's therapy and this support helps us provide our services at no charge to the child victim and non-offending family members. Click the button below to donate now by Paypal or credit card.
We hold an annual fundraiser called "Bids 4 Kids" to raise operating funds for the entire year. We are always seeking sponsors and auction items for this event.
Visit smile.amazon.com and choose "Lake Sumter Childrens Advocacy Center Inc."