Who We Serve
The Tree House recognizes that it is in a child’s best interest to follow the Child Advocacy model. The Tree House embraced the CAC model and to provide “Best Practice and Services” to our community, we built the Tree House. The Tree House enables Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Walworth County Child Advocacy Center to bring services to the community for those who may have been:
-Victim of neglect
-Children that may live in drug endangered homes
-Witness to domestic violence or other crimes
The Walworth County Child Advocacy Center also provides families;
Why is the Children’s Advocacy Center model so important? How does it make a difference for child victims of abuse? At its core, the model is about teamwork – bringing the agency professionals involved in a case together on the front end – and about putting the needs of the child victim first. So rather than having a child taken from agency to agency throughout the law enforcement and child protection systems, and having to endure multiple, sequential interviews, the CAC model brings the system to the child, and brings the agency professionals together to work in a collaborative approach that results in effective, efficient and child-centered casework.
The coloration between Children Hospital and the Tree House is effective and efficient. Because of the work that is done at the CAC, the Tree House is able to educate the community on this growing problem of abuse and neglect. The Tree House focuses on child abuse prevention and education
The Tree House is funded solely by contributions from generous friends, foundations, grants, civic groups and special event. As a non-profit 501©(3), we do not receive any federal, state or local tax dollars. We need you to partner with us to carry out the mission of helping children and their families.