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GFNF4Kids | Children's Advocacy Center

Together We Can End Child Abuse

The Children’s Advocacy Center is a safe place for children who may have been abused and helps children feel comfortable, safe and minimizes trauma.

Working As a Community

GFNF4Kids | Children's Advocacy Center

The GFNF4Kids Children’s Advocacy Center serves St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee and Indian River counties ensuring access to safety, justice, and healing for every child impacted by abuse. As we continue to serve these children, the CAC continues to build a future where all children are free from abuse. Through collaborative partnerships and visionary, evidence-based prevention, awareness, and education strategies, we are working to stop child abuse before it happens.

The Numbers

Children served at the CAC
Total number of alleged offenders
Referrals to mental health provider
CPT Forensic Exams
Number of kids that received prevention
Cases accepted for prosecution
CPT Medical Exams



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Caroline Vinyard

CEO, Children's Advocacy Center

Caroline is a licensed mental health counselor with 15 years’ experience in the behavioral health field and child welfare system. She received her MBA from Liberty University in 2017 and is committed to servant leadership. “I see myself as an advocate for all children through unconditional positive regard.” The first rule of thumb is to believe the child and always make them the priority in child abuse allegations.

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