Safety. Healing. Justice.

Helping Children Overcome the
Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Child Advocacy Centers greatly simplify the process of investigating severe
child abuse allegations, helping minimize the children’s trauma.

Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy

Changing the Trajectory

of Child Abuse

What happened will always be a part of their stories, but it
doesn’t have to destroy their lives.

Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy

A Child You Know Is Likely
Being, or Has Been, Abused.

One in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.
Know the signs and help them get the help they need.

Testimonials from survivors' family members...

“They were very helpful in the way of explaining and talking to me about all the resources they offer.”

– Parent of a 5-year-old helped by UCCAC

Testimonials from survivors' family members...

“Everyone was friendly and put my daughter at ease. They really seemed to care about her safety.”

– Mother of a 10-year-old helped by UCCAC

Testimonials from survivors' family members...

“This place feels like a safe zone.”

– Father of a 12-year-old helped by UCCAC

Testimonials from survivors' family members...

“They explained everything before it happened – we felt safe.”

– Grandmother of a 9-year-old helped by UCCAC

Testimonials from survivors' family members...

“I like how my child feels about coming here; she is always happy to visit.”

– Mother of a child in the UCCAC therapy program

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Empowering Our Community to Help Survivors of Child Abuse

The Upper Cumberland Children’s Advocacy Center offers a child-friendly, sensitive, caring environment where child protective services, prosecutors, law enforcement, medical staff and counselors can coordinate to offer an all-in-one approach to helping children who have been abused.

Find Help at UCCAC

I Need to Help a Child

Thinking or learning that your child or a child you know may have been sexually abused can be overwhelming. Don’t panic — we are here to help.

I Need to Prepare for a Visit

Learn what you need to do, bring and expect when you bring a child to a CAC visit.

Be a Part of the Solution

Learn More About abuse

Child Abuse Hotline


Tennessee Code Annotated: §37-1-403. All persons (including doctors, mental health professionals, child care providers, dentists, family members, and friends) must report suspected child abuse or neglect. Failure to report child abuse or neglect is a violation of the law.



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