The Hill Country Children's Advocacy Center (HCCAC) has been awarded re-accreditation by National Children's Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. As the accrediting agency for the 700 Children's Advocacy Centers (CAC) across the country, National Children's Alliance awards various levels of accreditation and membership to centers responding to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient, and put the need of child victims of abuse first. Accreditation is the highest level of membership with the National Children's Alliance and denotes excellence in service provision.
"The Hill Country Children's Advocacy Center is to be commended for its continued commitment to effectively serve victims of child abuse. By requiring Accredited Centers to undergo re-accreditation every five years, National Children's Alliance ensures that the highest quality of service is being provided," remarked Teresa Huizar, Executive Director of National Children's Alliance.
As an Accredited Member of National Children's Alliance, the HCCAC is dedicated to providing comprehensive, coordinated, and compassionate services to victims of child abuse. Accreditation reflects the HCCAC's commitment to providing evidence-based methods practice as they carry out their mission "to provide a safe place to disclose child abuse, reduce the emotional trauma for children and non-offending family members, and extend professional services that protect the integrity of an investigation."
Ronda Hostetter, Executive Director of the HCCAC said, "Our mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of children and families affected by sexual abuse through education and intervention. Our commitment to excellence enables us to be a strong partner in the fight against child abuse."
For more information about the Hill Country Children's Advocacy Center, contact Ronda Hostetter at 512-756-2607 or visit www.hccac.org.