It takes everyone to break the cycle of child abuse. We at Bridgehaven Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) are committed to maintaining diversity, equity and inclusion within our organization. We understand that having diversity and inclusivity within our Bridgehaven CAC Family is central to our mission and our impact. It is crucial to have varied perspectives for a successful approach to ending child abuse.
Bridgehaven Children's Advocacy Center is a nonprofit organization that was created to help minimize the trauma associated with child abuse investigations. Bridgehaven CAC is an organization that offers programs to help victims of child abuse and neglect.
CAC (Children's Advocacy Center) program that has helped to change the way child abuse investigations are handled in Chambers and Liberty Counties in southeast Texas by working as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes law enforcement, prosecutors, child protective service workers, mental/medical professionals and volunteers.
The Purpose of Bridgehaven CAC is to coordinate the work of the multidisciplinary partnership and to ensure that child victims are not revictimized by the system designed to protect them. Bridgehaven CAC provides a neutral, child-friendly, non-institutionalized environment in which each victim can feel safe telling their story and immediate services can be provided to both the child and their non-offending caretakers.
Bridgehaven Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) partners with 19 agencies to coordinate investigations, provide services, and utilize the expertise of hundreds of professionals throughout Liberty and Chambers County.
The following agencies collaborate with us to provide a coordinated team response to child abuse victims in our area:
Barber’s Hill I.S.D. Police Department
Baytown Police Department
Chambers County Attorney’s Office
Chambers County District Attorney’s Office
Chambers County Sheriff’s Office
CHRISTUS Hospital St. Elizabeth
Cleveland Police Department
Cleveland I.S.D Police Department
Daisetta Police Department
Dayton Police Department
DFPS (Department of Family and Protective Services)
Harris County Precinct 3
HHSC Provider Investigations
Liberty County Attorney’s Office
Liberty County District Attorney’s Office
Liberty County Sheriff’s Office
Liberty Police Department
Mont Belvieu Police Department
TXFNE (Texas Forensic Nurse Examiners)