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Leading the effort against child sexual abuse.
The Children’s Advocacy Center of Kent County has led the local effort to recognize, report and reduce child sexual abuse since 1993. Along the way, we’ve helped thousands of children and families achieve healing and justice.

Join the race to provide healing and support to child survivors of sexual abuse. Register here.

Help & Guidance

It’s not easy to talk about sex abuse with children. But it’s necessary. Learn more.

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Hearing the Story.
We bring together under one roof all the resources a sexually abused child might need, so they don’t have to repeat their story to multiple people in multiple places. Learn more.
Healing the Pain.
The Center offers a variety of support services to help children and their caregivers in their journey to recovery. Learn more.
Halting the Cycle.
We teach K-4 students age-appropriate tools to protect themselves from sexual abuse, and empower them to report current or past abuse. Learn more.
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5% of children under the age of 18 are solicited sexually online.
1,000+ suspected child sexual abuse cases are reported in Kent County each year.
75% of childhood sexual abuse is thought to go unreported.
1 in 7 girls and 1 in 25 boys are sexually abused.
  • Farrah’s Story

    Over 1,000 children suspected of being sexually abused are brought to the Children’s Advocacy Center each year.  Farrah is one of those children...

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  • Emily’s Story

    For many, the first week of summer is met with much anticipation and relief.  But for Emily, the first week of summer will always be a reminder of when she told her mother about the abuse.

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  • The Littlest Silence Breakers

    One of the questions Kids Have Rights educators are asked by children in the classroom is, “What do I do if someone gives me touches that are not safe when I am away from home?”

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