LAWRENCEBURG, TENN. – Through the contributions of Southern Tennessee Regional Health System (STRHS), Kid’s Place – A Child Advocacy Center now has their Chamber Membership dues covered. Chamber members at the Visionary and Advocate investment level, like STRHS, have the opportunity gift a Chamber membership to the non-profit of their choice.
Kid’s Place Child Advocacy Center, a non-profit 501(c)(3) agency, opened in Lawrence County, TN in 1998. Kid’s Place Child Advocacy Center specializes in serving child victims of sexual abuse and severe physical abuse and their non-offending family members in the 22nd Judicial District, which includes Lawrence, Giles, Wayne, and Maury counties in Southern Middle Tennessee. They are the only State certified Child Advocacy Center within these counties. Kid’s Place uses a multidisciplinary approach that includes working with the Department of Children’s Services, the District Attorney General’s office, Our Kids to provide forensic medical exams, and law enforcement including local agencies, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, The Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Homeland Security.
Kid’s Place Services:
- Investigative Interview
- Forensic Medical Exams at our Center (services delivered by collaborating partner Our Kid’s based in Nashville)
- Evidence Based Therapy for Child Victims
- Family Advocate Services for Non-Offending Caregivers
- Court Preparation and Support through the Legal Process
- Free Prevention and Community Awareness Programs
The services offered by Kid’s Place are free of charge to the families we serve.
Kid’s Place is a vital resource for our community and surrounding areas. They ensure that the community is aware of their mission to prevent and treat child abuse. If you or your organization are interested in supporting Kid’s Place and their mission, you can find more info at kpcac.org or by calling their office at 931-766-2213.
Pictured Left to Right: Mike Howard (STRHS CEO), Kristie Taylor (STRHS CFO), Charlsi Legendre (Kid’s Place Executive Director), Kate Archer (Kid’s Place Business Support Specialist).
About STRHS Lawrenceburg
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg is part of the Southern Tennessee Regional Health System, a regional network of hospitals and healthcare services serving communities in southern Tennessee. The Lawrenceburg campus provides inpatient and outpatient services to Lawrence County and the surrounding area at its 99-bed, Joint Commission accredited acute care facility and physician practices. Services include orthopedics, podiatry, emergency services, inpatient rehabilitation, urology, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology, wound care, diagnostic, and interventional radiology, and more.
About the Chamber
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is a network of businesses, industries, local governments, utilities, and private citizens that are committed to improving the quality of life in Lawrence County, Tennessee through economic development, community development, tourism marketing, and workforce development.