The  Alabama Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers (ANCAC) is a statewide membership organization dedicated to helping communities, through local child advocacy centers, respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient – and put the needs of child victims first. For further information regarding membership services, please refer to our membership benefits guide ANCAC New Membership Benefits.

Membership Services

  • Training
    • Annual Connecting for Children’s Justice Conference
    • Membership-Wide Trainings
    • CAC Director Specific Training
  • Advocacy and Awareness
    • Liaison for CACs with the state legislature
    • Represent CACs  with various state agencies
    • Promotion of CACs through web site/web-based directory
  • Technical Assistance
    • Assist local CACs with National Children’s Alliance (re) accreditation
    • Program evaluation and multi-disciplinary team development
    • Individual case and crisis consultations
  • Grant Administration
    • Administration of state semi-annual and annual reporting
    • Respond to requests for information regarding state and/or National Children’s Alliance contractual and funding requirements
    • Review of grant proposals and/or budgets
    • Assist with enhancing grant/financial management to meet requirements of funders
  • Communications and Outreach
    • Marketing/Advertising
    • Quarterly Community Newsletter
    • Directory of CACs in Alabama
  • Funding support
    • Scholarships for training/conference attendance
    • Small grants to assist with purchase of training material and/or agency operational expenses
    • Ongoing solicitation of funding for active and developing centers
  • Networking Opportunities
    • Quarterly Meetings for CAC Directors, Forensic Interviewers, Family Advocates and Community Educators to discuss current issues, policies, procedures and legislation concerning the response to child abuse and neglect