Child Abuse

The Harford County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is a multi-disciplinary center that utilizes the “best practices” in the investigation, intervention, and prosecution of crimes against children. The CAC is accredited with the National Children’s Alliance. The center includes forensic interviewers; agents from Child Protectives Services; detectives; therapists and family advocates; and Assistant State’s Attorneys. The CAC handles all aspects of sexual child abuse, child exploitation, and serious physical child abuse and child neglect cases within Harford County, Maryland.

The CAC is also designated as an affiliate agency with the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) for the investigation, intervention, and prosecution of technology-facilitated crimes against children (including sexual solicitation of children on the internet and child pornography).

If you suspect child abuse or neglect, please contact the Department of Social Services immediately at 410-836-4700.For additional information, please visit: