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Sanford Health Dakota Children's Advocacy Center:
AdvocacyAdvocacy focuses on the needs of the children and non-offending caregiver(s), providing needed support, referrals and information along with a compassionate, listening ear. The goal of advocacy is to help the family navigate the system while supporting them through a difficult time.
Where will advocacy occur?Advocacy services may occur in multiple ways. It may occur at the DCAC, located at 200 E. Main Ave. #301, Bismarck, N.D., over the phone or by accompanying a family to court.
How does advocacy happen?
Staff at the DCAC will visit with the non offending caregiver to offer services, education, and support and provide a listening ear. When appropriate they will conduct an in depth assessment which will help us determine appropriate services for the family. The DCAC offers a variety of resources to support children and families in crisis.
Advocacy may include but is not limited to: