The Family Advocacy Network (FAN) is a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center (CAC) located in Kearney, Nebraska. FAN is one of 7 CAC's in the state of Nebraska.
FAN is a comprehensive, victim-focused program that provides a coordinated response to abuse cases by law enforcement, Health and Human Services, county prosecutors and healthcare professionals. FAN provides forensic interviews, medical examinations and referral sources for adults and children who experience:
-Child physical and sexual abuse;
-Neglected or abused vulnerable adults;
-As a Child Advocacy Center (CAC) and an accredited member of the National Children's Alliance, FAN also assists in the coordination of county child abuse investigation teams, identifying system issues, encouraging case review and arranging for or providing requested training for professionals.
FAN goals include:
-To ensure all abuse victims, no matter where they live, receive the same, comprehensive, coordinated services.
-To ensure that those who have experienced abuse are not further victimized during the investigative process.
-To strengthen families in our communities.
to keep children safe.