Our Mission

  • Our Mission is to stop child abuse and protect children through a coordinated community-based response.

About Us

  • The Children's Advocacy Center of East Central Missouri provides fact-finding forensic interviews in a child-friendly setting, medical exams, family advocacy for consumers and prevention programs for the community.

CAC Executive Board Members

  • CAC Board Members 2014


  • How Can You Help?
    There are a number of ways to get involved with the CACECM. We have 3 fundraisers which support the 3 different centers. You can choose the event and sponsorship level that works for you or purchase tickets to our fundraising events in March, April, and August. Purchases from our Wish List are always helpful. If you're able to donate your time cleaning our offices or volunteering at our fundraisers, we'd love to have you. All donations (tax deductible) may be sent to the attention of Cindy Vessell at any office- please see our "contact us" section for addresses
  • Donations Quick Link
  • Wish List

Want to know more?

Upcoming Trainings



  • Union Office
    14 South Washington Union, MO 63084 Phone: 636-584-0222 Fax: 636-584-0224
  • Farmington Office
    601 Maple St Farmington, MO 63640 Phone: (573)756-4148
  • DeSoto Office
    12803 Serenity Acres DeSoto, MO 63020 Phone: (636)586-1806 Fax: (636)586-9285

Upcoming Events

  • CAC 12th Annual Sweetheart Dinner and Dance
    The 12th Annual Sweetheart Dinner and Dance will be held March 8, 2014 from 6:00 PM until Midnight in Washington, MO at the Knights of Columbus. Please contact kcarr@comtrea.org for sponsorship and dance ticket information.
  • CAC 9th Annual Golf Tournament
    The CAC 9th Annual Golf Tournament will be held August 22, 2014 at Union Hills Golf Course in Pevely, Missouri. Please contact Deanna Ryan at dryan@comtrea.org for more information.
  • Farmington CAC 4th Annual Dinner and Dance April 5, 2014
    The 4th Annual Farmington CAC Dinner and Dance "Old Time Rock 'n Roll" will be held on April 5, 2014. Please contact ktesson@comtrea.org for sponsorship and ticket information.