child advocacy centre

Several officials, including Premier Jason Kenney, took part in the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Centre of Excellence held on June 21, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Construction to begin on Centre of Excellence to help children and youth in central Alberta

Abuse, addictions and mental health services under one roof on Red Deer Polytechnic campus

 

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre (Contributed graphic)
Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre (Contributed graphic)
Blaine Biberdorf, of Grande Prairie, won $187,645 in the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre 50/50 Cash Lottery. (Photo contributed)
Blaine Biberdorf, of Grande Prairie, won $187,645 in the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre 50/50 Cash Lottery. (Photo contributed)
A pop-up space for the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre was created in Bower Mall at Christmas, creating new fundraising opportunities. Bower Place donated $20,220 to the centre this week. (Contributed photo).

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre gets $20,220 donation from Bower Place

Innovative new fundraising ideas were tried during the pandemic

A pop-up space for the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre was created in Bower Mall at Christmas, creating new fundraising opportunities. Bower Place donated $20,220 to the centre this week. (Contributed photo).
Mark Jones, Child Advocacy Centre CEO, takes a call. The centre has surpassed its latest fundraising goal. (Black Press file photo).

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre surpasses latest fundraising goal

One-Day Challenge sold $65,000 in 50-50 tickets

Mark Jones, Child Advocacy Centre CEO, takes a call. The centre has surpassed its latest fundraising goal. (Black Press file photo).
Dog handler Becca Glackin will take Labrador/golden retriever cross Quinn to see young victims of crime at the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre. The dog will help relieve their stress, right through the court process. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre welcomes new support dog, Quinn

The working dog will help relieve stress for child crime victims

Dog handler Becca Glackin will take Labrador/golden retriever cross Quinn to see young victims of crime at the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre. The dog will help relieve their stress, right through the court process. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Mark Jones, CEO of the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre, said support from local organizations has been tremendous, and he’s thrilled by an increase in provincial funding. (Advocate file photo.)

Central Alberta centre gets more provincial dollars to deal with rising caseload of abused children

CEO Mark Jones expects to be helping 1,000 abused kids annually by 2024

Mark Jones, CEO of the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre, said support from local organizations has been tremendous, and he’s thrilled by an increase in provincial funding. (Advocate file photo.)
Dr. Peter Gregg will talk about his own experience as a sex abuse survivor at the Courage Luncheon on Dec. 3 to benefit the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre. (Contributed photo).
Dr. Peter Gregg will talk about his own experience as a sex abuse survivor at the Courage Luncheon on Dec. 3 to benefit the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre. (Contributed photo).
Sheldon Kennedy removing name from child advocacy centre he founded

Sheldon Kennedy removing name from child advocacy centre he founded

CALGARY — Former NHL player and abuse survivor Sheldon Kennedy is removing…

Sheldon Kennedy removing name from child advocacy centre he founded