The Memphis Child Advocacy Center is a place where victims can become children again. The compassionate professionals at the Memphis CAC help families after reported child sexual and other severe abuse. Kids and non-offending parents and caregivers meet with investigators, prosecutors, therapists, and advocates at one child-friendly central location.
The Shelby County Child Protection Investigation Team, headquartered at the Memphis CAC, includes 15 agencies involved in the investigation, prosecution, and intervention of child sexual and severe abuse. Memphis CAC employees include forensic interviewers, therapists, and advocates. The CAC's kid-friendly setting serves an average of 1,000 kids annually.
The Memphis Child Advocacy Center's Works of Heart valentine art show and auction will be on Saturday, February 9. Art lovers will gather at the Memphis College of Art to bid on over 100 heart-themed works by leading regional artists.Contributors include artists like Carroll Todd, Nancy Cheairs, Dolph Smith, Maritza Davila, NJ Woods, Leandra Urrutia, Suzanne Landers, Brooke Sarden, Quantavious “Toonky” Worship, and Bill Huettel.
The artwork will be on display at the Memphis College of Art, free to the public, from 9 to 4:30 from Monday, February 4, through Friday, February 8. Volunteers will be on hand to provide information about artists, assist with early bidding, and sell tickets.
Visit MemphisCAC.org for info and tickets.