The Loudoun CAC is a public/private partnership among Loudoun County agencies and organizations dedicated to child victims of abuse and/or neglect.

It is the mission of the Loudoun CAC to support the continued development  and implementation of a child-centered approach when investigating cases of child abuse and neglect.

    The goals of the Loudoun CAC, which are similar to the national CAC model, include:
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  • To provide a child-friendly, safe and neutral location in which law enforcement and child protective services may conduct child interviews;
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  • To minimize the number of interviews the child is involved in by bringing all disciplines together and sharing information more efficiently;
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  • To enhance communication and collaboration among all agencies involved;
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  • To provide the child and non-offending family members referrals to other supportive services; and
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  • To enhance the current system to enable an increase in the number of successful prosecutions of child physical and sexual abuse cases.
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During its first year of operation, December 2008 to December 2009, the Loudoun CAC served 126 children through interviews and/or case review.
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The Child First Doctrine
The child is our first priority.
Not the needs of the family.
Not the child's "story."
Not the evidence.
Not the needs of the courts.
Not the needs of police, child protection, attorneys, etc.
The child is our first priority.

If a child discloses abuse to you, or if you suspect or have reason to believe a child is being abused or victimized, contact the Department of Family Services' Child Protective Services Unit Child Abuse Hotline: (703)771-KIDS (5437)