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The Childrens Place

About Us

When police or child protective services believe a child is being abused, the child is brought to the CAC—a safe, child-focused environment—by a caregiver or other “safe” adult. At the CAC, the child tells their story once to a trained interviewer who knows the right questions to ask in a way that does not retraumatize the child.

How Pick.Click.Give. makes a difference

The Childrens Place is a child advocacy center and is part of the only multi-disciplinary team in the Mat-Su area that addresses reports of child sexual abuse, physical abuse and other forms of child maltreatment. When there is a report of harm to a child, the child and his or her protective caregiver come to The Childrens Place for a comprehensive evaluation, including: a child-friendly and legally-sound forensic interview; a specialized and non-traumatic medical exam; referral and linkage to appropriate mental health services for the child and family; ongoing support and resource referral throughout the evaluation and investigation process. Our multi-disciplinary team is comprised of professionals representing victim advocacy, medical and mental health providers, law enforcement, child protection, criminal and civil state attorneys, and youth probation. The Childrens Place is a safe and comfortable, child-friendly, neutral facility where the child and protective caregiver come to receive an evaluation and begin the investigation process. Funding sources are federal, state and local grants; earned revenue and contributions from community businesses and individuals. Contributions received through the Pick.Click.Give. program are used to support services for children and families that are seen at The Childrens Place.
 

Main Address

1021 N. Lucille St
Wasilla, AK 99654
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Mailing:
PO Box 871788
Wasilla, AK 99687

EIN

91-1817911

Contact

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(907) 357-5157

Past Contributions

2009: $650.00
2010: $2,525.00
2011: $3,850.00
2012: $5,650.00
2013: $6,025.00
2015: $5,700.00
2016: $3,650.00
2017: $4,025.00
2018: $1,975.00
Total: $34,050.00

Cause Types

Youth & Education
Child Abuse and Neglect
Emergency
Aid and Services to Victims of Crime
Health
Aid and Services to Individuals with Mental Illness