Children's Advocacy Center - Hope House is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse in our community. We provide a path to recovery and a bridge to justice for victims of abuse.
The professionals who help families after reported child sexual or other severe abuse are from many different organizations—and they all work together as a team at Children’s Advocacy Center-Hope House
The St. Tammany and Washington Parish Multidisciplinary Teams are headquartered at Children's Advocacy Center-Hope House. Our MDT is 12 agencies strong. When professionals work together, children and families receive the right resources for justice and healing. The MDT approach has been shown to reduce traumatization while holding offenders accountable.
The mission of MDT is, “to work together through a collaborative, inter-agency approach to ensure the best possible outcomes for children who are victims of sexual abuse and other severe physical abuse.” MDT partners work under a shared protocol.
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office
Audrey Hepburn CARE Center
Covington Police Department
Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office
Slidell Police Department
22nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office
Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services