One in four girls and one in six boys under the age of 18 have been victims of sexual abuse. Child sexual abuse crosses ethnic, racial, religious, and socioeconomic boundaries. It happens to children in every kind of family, neighborhood, and community. Sexual assault can happen to anyone regardless of age, sex or race.
The impact of sexual abuse can range from no apparent effects to very severe ones. Typically, children who experience the most serious types of abuse—abuse involving family members and high degrees of physical force—exhibit behavior problems ranging from separation anxiety to post traumatic stress disorder.
Children’s Center’s Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Program offers specialized treatment to child victims of sexual abuse and non-offending family members to lessen the effects of the emotional and psychological trauma the child has experienced. There is hope for children who have experienced sexual abuse/assault. With the right kind of help, children can and do recover.
We aim to always…
- Maintain the highest standards of care
- Support individual and family strengths
- Provide help at the earliest point possible
- Partner with other community providers
- Advocate and plan for the needs of children and families
We serve Clark County families from our center located at 13500 SE 7th Street in Vancouver, our Battle Ground Annex, and over 40 schools within the Battle Ground, Evergreen, La Center and Vancouver School Districts.
Fees & Insurance
Our fees may be covered by Medicaid, private insurance plans, and other public or private funding resources. We offer a sliding scale for families on limited income.
What to Expect
We believe in working closely with your child and family to create a safe place for healing. Give us a call — we’ll guide you through the rest.
Make an Appointment
Reaching out to get help is the first step to wellness. Call us to schedule an appointment.
Arrival and Check in
Please arrive 15 minutes early for your first visit to complete paperwork. Bring your insurance or Medicaid card. There is free parking on-site and we’re easily accessible by public transit.
Your first visit will be with one of our therapists who will meet with you and your child/youth. Interpreter services are available and covered by Medicaid but not private insurance.
A Word from our clients
“They treat us with respect and kindness. No problem is ever too big or small.”
– Children’s Center client
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Contact Us Today
Location: 13500 SE 7th Street
Vancouver, WA 98683 | Map
Telephone: (360) 699-2244
Fax: (360) 699-1900
Hours: M-F: 8am - 7pm
It is the policy of Children's Center that no person shall be subjected to discrimination in this agency. All aspects of program activities and services are administrated without regard to race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, marital status, physical disabilities, veteran status, or the presence of any physical, mental or sensory disability, which includes persons known to be HIV positive or have AIDS. Children's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.