Child Advocacy Center
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Child Advocacy Center

​The Marion County Prosecutor's Office is committed to prosecuting child abuse and neglect cases to the fullest extent of the law. Reducing trauma suffered by a child victim or witness during the investigation and prosecution is the primary goal of the Child Advocacy Center. 

About the Child Advocacy Center
In Marion County, if a child has been victimized or is a witness to a violent crime they may be interviewed at the Marion County Child Advocacy Center, a division of the Marion County Prosecutor's Office. The Child Advocacy Center is dedicated to providing a safe and comfortable place where highly trained child interviewers talk to children in private, child-friendly interview rooms. 
At the Child Advocacy Center, deputy prosecutors, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Child Abuse Detectives, Department of Child Services (DCS) investigators and caseworkers all work under one roof to coordinate a unified response to child abuse reports so that every child is treated with equal importance. 

Map & Directions:
​4150 N. Keystone Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46205
How to Report Child Abuse and Neglect:
Hotline: 1-800-800-5556 or call 911

What to Report: 

  • ​Child's name
  • Address of the child or where abuse is occurring
  • The suspected perpetrator's name (if known)
  • A description of what you have seen or heard
  • The names of any other people having knowledge of the abuse
  • Your name and phone number (you can report anonymously)
For more information about the Child Advocacy Center, please contact us at: (317) 327-6900.

Department of Child Services: 
302 W. Washington St. Ste., E032
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-5437

Prevent Child Abuse Indiana: 
3833 N. Meridian St. #101
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 775-6439

Legacy House: 
2505 North Arlington Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46218
(317) 554-5272

Families First:
615 North Alabama St., Ste. 220
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 634-6341

Reach For Youth, Inc.:
3505 N. Washington Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 920-5900
Crisis & Suicide Line: (317) 251-7575

Julian Center:
2011 North Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317 941-2200

24/7 national hotline: (202) 544-2348