Child Advocacy Center
"It shouldn't hurt to be a child."
Our Mission & Vision
The mission of the Perry-Jackson Child Advocacy Center is to coordinate the timely, comprehensive team response to child sexual abuse and all other forms of child maltreatment in a child-centered, neutral setting, and to work with our community to build awareness.
Our vision is to have an engaged community focused on the safety and health of children and families through the strong leadership of the Perry-Jackson Child Advocacy Center.
In 2001, the State’s Attorneys from Jackson and Perry County along with a concerned group of individuals began meeting to discuss the development of a Child Advocacy Center for both Perry and Jackson Counties in Southern Illinois. The focus was to develop a program in which all services provided would minimize the trauma experienced by children during and after the disclosure of abuse…
5512 State Route 154
PO Box 155
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
617 Walnut St.
Murphysboro, IL 62966