Child Advocacy Project Wins Construction Award

The Child Advocacy Network’s (CAN) new headquarters, built by Nabholz, has been recognized as the winner of the 2023 AGCOK Build Oklahoma-Institutional, $5M-$10M construction award by the Association of General Contractors of Oklahoma (AGCOK). CAN’s new office underwent a drastic renovation to transform a vacant, aged building into a facility to inspire hope and healing. […]

Family & Children’s Services and Child Advocacy Network Partner to Expand Mental Health Services in Tulsa, Embedding Therapists for Immediate Support

TULSA, OK – Family & Children’s Services (FCS) and Child Advocacy Network (CAN) have partnered to increase mental health treatment services available to families in the Tulsa area. As a result of the partnership, Child Abuse and Trauma Services (CATS), a program of FCS, will be embedded in a newly designed CAN facility. This arrangement […]

Construction Progress for the New Child Abuse Network Facility

We are excited to announce we are over the 50% completion point of our new 34,000 square-foot 130-room campus! The impact that has been made since 1986 to the most vulnerable in our community will continue in great strides to meet the increasing demand for child trauma and family support. We could not thank enough […]

Local Retailers Hosting Donation Boxes

The number of children receiving services through the Child Abuse Network in October 2019 (when children were in a normal school environment) was 46% higher than the monthly average for the year. The most likely reason is because by October school is in full swing and teachers, who are a primary source of child abuse […]

Collect Comfort Items

With schools back in session and more teachers seeing students again, CAN board and supporters are asking for comfort item donations. Since the beginning of this year, CAN has seen an average of approximately 163 kids a month, up 16% from 2019. And for every child who visits the Children’s Advocacy Center, CAN provides a […]

Albus Turns 2!

CAN’s therapy dog Albus, or @albusthedoodledore2122 as he’s known on Instagram, turned two last month and the community helped him celebrate. Albus, a white Goldendoodle with giant teddy bear vibes, was donated to CAN in 2019 for the purpose of providing therapeutic services to the CAN staff and partner agencies housed at the Children’s Advocacy […]

IREM Foundation and Leinbach Company matching gifts up to $16,000

UPDATE: $1495 of $16,000 goal raised as of July 15, 2020 IREM’s 37th annual fashion show and fundraiser that was canceled due to COVID-19 not only meant the loss of an evening gathering with friends, it also meant the loss of a substantial donation to the Child Abuse Network. For years, IREM’s fashion show has […]

A message from the President and CEO

In an effort to keep the transmission rate of COVID-19 as low as possible, last week the Child Abuse Network made the decision to implement protocols designed to protect children and families, our staff and the community partners we interact with daily. Effective 3/16/2020, CAN has transitioned almost entirely to remote operations. Forensic interviews and medical exams […]