Who We Are

Providing advocacy services to victims of child abuse in DeSoto and Tate Counties

REPORT

CHILD ABUSE

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If You Suspect A Child Has Been Abused, Contact

Mississippi Division of Child Protective Services

reportabuse.mdcps.ms.gov or

1.800.222.8000 or 601.432.4570

Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center's mission is to respond to child abuse with a supportive team approach that reduces trauma through advocacy, treatment, education and prevention.

 

We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is an accredited member of the National Children's Alliance.

Events

Events

#GIVINGTUESDAY

Save the date for #GivingTuesday 2019! Giving Tuesday 2019 (#GivingTuesday) is on December 3, 2019. So now is a good time to really give it thought… you know, before crunch .....
News

News

HEALING HEARTS CAC WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center announced today that Ben Boren, Ann Lamar, and George Loper have recently been named to the Board of Directors for their organization. .....

Volunteer

Volunteer

OPPORTUNITIES

Call Healing Hearts CAC at 662.349.1555 to find out how you can help with upcoming events, fundraisers and ongoing community awareness!

 

Please email

 darlene@healingheartscac.org

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Thank you to the Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors for your support and dedication to Healing Hearts! We appreciate your generous donation and look forward to a continued partnership that benefits children and families throughout the communities we serve. #HHCAC #REALTOR
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HUGE thank you to SouthPoint Church's amazing members who took part in Serve Day to help Healing Hearts move Tyler's Closet to its new location. Also thanks to Southeastern Freight Lines for their time and donation of the "wheels" to move it all. "Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.” – Barbara De Angelis
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Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center is pleased to announce the addition of Ben Boren, Ann Lamar and George Loper to our Board of Directors. They each have diverse background experiences plus a dedication to our mission that make them an asset to the Healing Hearts Board and to the organization as a whole!
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DeSoto County Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) members showed their team spirit at our case review meeting today! Collaborative efforts among our team members are consistently used to enhance and improve investigations and responses to child abuse/neglect cases for the children and families we serve. What is an MDT and how does it work? When police or child protective services believe a child is being abused or neglected, the child is brought to the Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center (HHCAC)—a safe, child-focused environment—by a caregiver or other “safe” adult. At the HHCAC, the child tells their story once to a trained interviewer who knows the right questions to ask in a way that does not not retraumatize the child. Then, a team that includes medical professionals, law enforcement, mental health, prosecution, child protective services, victim advocacy, and other professionals make decisions together about how to help the child based on the interview. HHCAC and our partners offer therapy and medical exams, plus courtroom preparation, victim advocacy, case management, and other services. This is called the multidisciplinary team (MDT) response and is a core part of the work of a Child Advocacy Center.
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Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center staff and Tate County MDT members have established Albree's Closet which provides vital necessities for children removed from unsafe environments by Tate County Child Protection Services. Currently, we are in need of specific Items (see list) to restock the closet and your help would be greatly appreciated. Drop off location is the Tate County Sherriff's Office at 1 Justice Drive in Senatobia, MS. Call Healing Hearts CAC at 662-349-1555 to find out how your family, church, business or organization can get involved in helping provide basic necessities for Tate County’s children in need.
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THANK YOU PLANTERS BANK!
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336 Children From DeSoto And Tate Counties Received Services

From Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center in 2017

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