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The Alabama Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers (ANCAC) has a foundational belief that all children should be protected from abuse, and those who experience child abuse should have access to quality services to help them heal from this experience no matter the color of their skin, the language they speak, their religious beliefs, or any

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Retirement of Child Advocacy Center Executive Director

To: Mobile Area Media From: Terry Ankerson President, Child Advocacy Center Board of Directors Re: Retirement of Child Advocacy Center Executive Director Mobile, Ala.—Patrick F. Guyton retired as of March 31, 2018, as Executive Director of the Child Advocacy Center (CAC). Pat has led the Center since its founding in 1988. Under Pat’s leadership, a

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month! This month, ANCAC hopes to spread awareness about the effects of Child Abuse, and spread awareness of CAC’s in Alabama.

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