Category Archives: News

  1. City BBQ Teams up with Child Advocates in May

    City Barbeque

    On Wednesday, May 18 City BBQ has agreed to donate 25% of ALL their proceeds at ALL 4 location to Child Advocates. A printed flyer must be presented, get it here You can also stop by the CA office and we’ll get one for you. Please visit any of City BBQ’s 4 locations around Indianapolis on…

  2. Will You Go Blue?

    Go Blue for Child Advocates this April Did you know? April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and you can show your support by going blue.  How can you go blue? By helping us raise money, awareness and recruit volunteers for Child Advocates. April is all about our children and we hope you’ll join us…

  3. Meet Harriet, the volunteer advocate.

    Tell me a little about yourself…. background….age, family, career, etc…. An Indianapolis resident for over 43 years, I retired in 2010 after 36 years as an Elementary Teacher. Retirement has allowed me to spend more time with my daughter’s family and my three grandchildren here in Indy and to visit my son and his wife…

  4. Our Kids. Our Cases. Meet Ariel

    The following stories are true; though names and specific details have been altered in order protect the privacy of our children. Every day in Marion County more than 10 children are victims of abuse and neglect. These are their stories. Ariel is escorted into a room at the Emergency Shelter Care Unit. She is very…

  5. Registration is Open for the Superhero Run

    Super Hero Run 2016

    Child Advocates Superhero Run Registration is Open! Saturday, June 25, 2016 New Location: Fort Harrison State Park 8:30AM Superhero 5k with Family Fun Walk/Parade to follow Costume Contest….and much more! Child Advocates invites you to join us at our 5th annual Superhero Run. Proceeds from this run help provide a voice to children in court…

  6. Meet Michael, the Volunteer Advocate

     Tell us about yourself, Michael: I am an engineer by trade, part of leadership of Dalton’s Food Pantry, Amazing Grace children’s Center and Ripe and Ready. I’m 46 years old, married and have a daughter who is a nurse. How long have you been a volunteer advocate: I have been a volunteer advocate for just under 1…

  7. Our Kids. Our Cases. Meet Steven, Ace & Mable.

    The following stories are true; though names and specific details have been altered in order protect the privacy of our children. Every day in Marion County 20 children are victims of abuse and neglect. These are their stories. Steven (7), Ace (5) and Mable (2) wake up one morning to find both mom and dad…

  8. Meet Harlene, the CASA Volunteer.

    1) Tell us a little about yourself…I am a divorced woman just starting her fabulous 60’s; with two adult children; a daughter in South Carolina and a son in Colorado. I m a paralegal and have worked for a legal services clinic, attorney, a financial institution, as well as working with children. 2) What originally made you want…

  9. Our Kids. Our Cases. Meet Baby Anna.

    The following stories are true; though names and specific details have been altered in order protect the privacy of our children. Every day in Marion County more than 10 children are victims of abuse and neglect. These are their stories. Anna is 6 months old. She lives with her mother in a small apartment on…

  10. Q & A with Child Advocates Executive Director

    How long have you been Child Advocates Executive Director?    I started as a part time attorney in 1994 and became Executive Director in 1996. About 20 years. What can you tell me was the most significant for moment for Child Advocates in 2015?  The press conference in April was the first time we went to…