Kids First

Child Advocacy Center of the 9th Judicial District

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P.O. Box 928

Lenoir City, TN 37771



Backpacks for  School

Summer is starting with area schools letting out for summer break, but we are gearing up to raise money for back-to-school backpacks for our clients in the therapy program here at the CAC.  With a donation of $25 you can provide a child with a new backpack filled with school supplies for the upcoming school year.  We are going to hold our annual “Back-to-School” bash, July 26th at 4:00p.m. at the Child Advocacy Center. At this event we provide food, fun, and the new backpacks to the therapy clients.  Your $25 donation can ease a child’s anxiety of not being able to start the school year with the necessary supplies they need.  If you wish to donate feel free to mail your donation to us at the CAC, P.O. Box 928, Lenoir City, TN 37771, or even drop by to visit us at 887 W Hwy 70, Lenoir City, TN 37771.  Your donation is tax-deductible.

Kid’s First Annual Dinner & Auction featuring Casino Night

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Kids First Child Advocacy Center will be holding it’s Annual Dinner and Auction Fundraiser for a date to be determined in October. The event is still scheduled to be held at The Venue at Lenoir City. The doors will open for Registration and Preview of the Silent Auction Items will begin at 5:00 p.m. A Buffet Dinner (seated serving will be available) will be presented at 6:00 p.m. followed by our Live Auction and for the first time ever, we will host Casino Night which will include casino games, tokens toward prizes and two cash bars. The cost is $100 per person with all proceeds benefiting the Child Advocacy Center. We hope you will keep our event in mind and to see you in the fall!

 How  the proceeds from fundraisers such as this help our agency, Kids First CAC of the 9th Judicial District:

In the Fiscal Year of 2016-2017:

352 children were served

306 children served reported sexual assault

22 children reported a disability

22 children reported physical assault

24 children reported other crimes (Neglect,

Witness to Violence, Drug-endangered)

270 of the 366 children were 3-12 years of age

82 children were between 13-17 years of age

133 offenders of the children served were parents, stepparents, another relative or parent’s boyfriend/girlfriend

300 offenders of children served were known by the child

1181 therapy sessions were offered to 94 victims

Outreach SCAN Program: 24 Schools and 3,864 students K,1st, 3rd, 5th,7th grades and 8 teen Moms

Kids First Provides…

  • Individual and Family Therapy

  • Serving drug-endangered children

  • Providing evidence-based, trauma-focused Therapy

  • Offering Forensic Interviews; Medical Examinations

  • 14 Week Teen Moms or Moms-to-Be School-based

  • Education/Support Program

  • Delivers safety programs to school-aged children

  • Court preparation

  • Direct Assistance to and Training for Local Law Enforcement and the Department of Children’s Services Caseworkers

  • Training to community based and youth-serving organizations using the “Stewards of Children ” program

Registration:  CAC of the Ninth Judicial District Annual Dinner

Kids First is on eBay Giving!

Good news!  Kids First can now benefit from your purchases on eBay!  Simply click on the link to eBay that will take you to our donation page and purchase an item that has been listed for sale.  The donation made by the seller will be automatically delivered to Kids First without any other action from you.  You can also list your own items for sale and designate a portion of the profits to go directly to Kids First!  Happy shopping!


Friends of Kids First Charter Membership Program

In the fall of 2009 a new campaign was started to raise financial support to enable the CAC to continue to provide free needed services to abused children in our district and also child abuse education and prevention programs in our schools.  This campaign is called Friends of Kids First Membership Drive and has successfully continued each year.

 Charter Members:

Individual     $10.00

Family     $25.00

Business     $50.00

Protector/Advocate (Defender) of children     $100.00

Your tax deductible Friends of Kids First membership donation is very much appreciated and valued.  Our 2015-2016 campaign will begin November 2015.


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