ABC House: The Child Abuse Intervention Center Serving Benton and Linn Counties
Established in 1997, ABC House is a Child Abuse Intervention Center (CAIC) offering child abuse assessment, treatment and support services, post-trauma counseling and youth and adult educational programming.
ABC House is the only agency in Benton and Linn counties providing forensic evaluations and support services to children whom authorities believe have been abused.
ABC House's staff is a multi-disciplinary team working in partnershop with local law enforcement agencies, the Department of Health Services (DHS), the District Attorney's office, and many other agencies focused on children't health and safety.
Children are referred to ABC House by DHS, law enforcement agencies, and physicians.
ABC House provides services to over 3,700 people annually, including abuse assessments and medical consultation services to over 500 children each year.
More than 50% of ABC House's funding comes from the community - individuals, businesses, foundations and other funders.