Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)
The state agency responsible for the initial investigation of reports of child sexual and physical abuse and neglect.
Child Protection Team (CPT)
CPT staff is specially trained to conduct forensic interviews, medical evaluations and to give expert court testimony.
State Attorney's Office (SAO)
Assistant State Attorneys assigned to prosecute all child neglect, physical and sexual abuse cases in Okaloosa and Walton Counties.
Local Law Enforcement Agencies
Officers with special training lead the criminal investigation of child abuse cases.
Licensed Mental Health Counselors
Master's Level Therapists employed by the Center provide counseling and other healing services to child abuse victims and their families.