April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Please consider purchasing a Pinwheel Bouquet to show your support for our mission to prevent child abuse in our community!.

The need is great.

National studies show that 1 in 10 children will experience sexual abuse or exploitation before age 18. The statistics in our corner of Michigan aren’t much different.

Our program serves children between the ages of 3 and 18, throughout Southwest Michigan.


Voices for Children – Memories at Millcreek

September 14, 2023 from 5:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
The Millcreek Wilde

Contact us at (269) 556-9640 to discuss how your potential gift or time can have the most impact on the well-being of children.


Accredited Children’s Advocacy Centers (CAC) in Michigan. Not every county has a CAC; several counties have only very limited access.


Staff members at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Michigan.


The average number of area school-aged children receiving our abuse prevention education annually.

3 to 18

Age range of children served by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Michigan.

1 to 4

The average number of years an abusive relationship lasts.

6 to 8

The average age for the onset of a sexually abusive relationship. Reports of molestation of very your children are increasing.


Of offenders are known to the child.

1 in 10

Children in our nation will experience child sexual abuse before the age of 18.


Hours of continuing education and training required annually for Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Michigan staff.