Child Protection Center, Inc.
- Human Services
- Nonprofit Member
- Board of Directors
Child Protection Center, Inc. (CPC) located in Kansas City, Missouri is a nationally accredited child advocacy center that has served victims of child abuse and their families for more than 17 years.
CPC is the only child advocacy center providing forensic interview and family support services to alleged victims of child abuse and their families in Jackson, Cass, and a portion of Lafayette Counties in Missouri.
CPC's mission is to respect the child and protect their voice throughout the investigation of child abuse. CPC accomplishes its mission by providing a safe, child-friendly setting in which to interview child abuse victims, coordinating investigative team services as well as mental health and medical services, and providing supportive services to assist children and their families begin the path toward healing.
CPC was opened in 1996 to serve as a child-friendly, safe place for children and adolescents who are alleged victims of sexual or extreme physical abuse, neglect or who have witnessed a homicide or violence to give a statement about their experience. This statement is called a forensic interview.
Child Protection Center is located in the Children's Mercy Clinics building at the intersection of 31st and Broadway.