Go to ...
RSS Feed

September 19, 2018

Child Advocacy Center Honored By Chamber Of Commerce


Written by: John DeRousie, Custom Marketing Solutions
Fulton, NY – Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County received the Outstanding Not for Profit Award as part of the Chamber’s Small Business Week Celebration.  The award is given annually to the nominee that best demonstrates growth in services and employment, staying power, community involvement and customer service.

New York State Assemblyman Will Barclay congratulates Karrie Damm, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County, for being recognized as the Outstanding Not for Profit Organization of the Year at the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Small Business Week Breakfast. From left are: CAC victim advocate, Ryan Webb; CAC senior mental health counselor, Stacy Austin-Root; Barclay; Damm; and CAC mental health counselors Melanie Proper and Melissa Baker.

New York State Assemblyman Will Barclay congratulates Karrie Damm, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County, for being recognized as the Outstanding Not for Profit Organization of the Year at the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Small Business Week Breakfast. From left are: CAC victim advocate, Ryan Webb; CAC senior mental health counselor, Stacy Austin-Root; Barclay; Damm; and CAC mental health counselors Melanie Proper and Melissa Baker.

Established in 2001, the CAC is a non-profit charitable organization that provides a range of services to children who have been physically, sexually, or emotionally abused.  Working together with law enforcement investigators, child protective services, medical providers, therapeutic professionals, victim support professionals, and the district attorney’s office, the CAC offers a safe, child-friendly site that is necessary for a well-coordinated, effective approach to child abuse investigation and prosecution, and service provision to families and individuals affected by child abuse.

“We are honored to have been selected for this award,” said Executive Director of the CAC, Karrie Damm. “Our goal at the Child Advocacy Center is to respond to child abuse allegations in a comprehensive manner that assists the children and families as well as our Multi Disciplinary Team of professionals. Through these efforts, we hope to raise awareness of and help combat child abuse in Oswego County. It’s humbling to know that our work is recognized and appreciated by the business community.”

A non-profit organization, the CAC served more than 380 children last year.

Working hand-in-hand with local law enforcement, prosecution, child protective services, medical providers, therapy providers, and victim advocacy professionals in Oswego County, the CAC strives to protect and serve children that are victims of sexual and physical abuse.

For more information on the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County, call 315-592-4453.

More Stories From Community

%d bloggers like this: