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Press Releases

August 10, 2017

Community Comes Together to Build a Medical Room for Abused Kids

UCHealth, Hillside Construction, and Path21 Architects Renovate 136-year old Cottage at Voices Carry CAC

The cottage that sits behind Voices Carry Child Advocacy Center has been lots of things over the years: first, a home for the brothers who built it in 1887, then a milk house for decades, and most recently, a storage spot for an overcrowded nonprofit serving child abuse victims. Enter Matt Bowker and Colette Thompson from UCHealth, along with Sean Rogers from Hillside Construction and John Nap from Path21 Architects.

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April 27, 2017

Fort Collins Cop Turned Author, Jon Holsten, at Putnam and Irish Elementary For Child Abuse Prevention Month

Jon Holsten no longer dons a badge and holster to protect the children of Fort Collins. Instead, he pulls out his beautiful book that has reached thousands of children to teach them how to protect themselves from unwanted touches. In his former career, as a police sergeant and child sex crimes investigator in Fort Collins, Jon investigated and helped prosecute dozens of child sexual abuse cases. His book, The Swimsuit Lesson, helps kids understand the parts of their body that are private, and helps parents have the difficult, but imperative, conversation about child sexual abuse with their children.

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March 30, 2017

Fort Collins Celebrates Child Abuse Response Success Story

Empowered adults able to recognize and react responsively to child sexual abuse made a difference for 13-year-old Sammy. * As an elementary school student in Poudre School District, she learned how to recognize, refuse, and report abusive behavior during Voices Carry Child Advocacy Center’s Safety Smarts Program. As a teenager, she remembered what to do in an unsafe situation.

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March 29, 2016

Voices Carry Child Advocacy Center Experiences Rising Need in 2016

Nationally, 90 percent of children who are sexually abused know the offender, but among children served at Voices Carry Child Advocacy Center, that number is nearly 97 percent. Voices Carry, a Fort Collins-based child abuse advocacy nonprofit, is sharing its annual report while also announcing a name change from the Larimer County Child Advocacy Center to Voices Carry Child Advocacy Center as part of a new brand rollout effective immediately.

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