Franklin-Williamson Child Advocacy Center 
 Serving Williamson and Franklin Counties in Illinois since 1992

 To Report Suspected Child Abuse Call


Child Advocacy Center
501 South 14th Street
Herrin, Illinois 62948
Phone: 618-942-3800
Fax: 618-942-6941


The Franklin-Williamson Child Advocacy Center is an accredited member of the National Children's Alliance and partially funded by the United Way.


To Report Suspected Child Abuse Call 1-800-25 ABUSE

Every child deserves to be seen, heard and believed.

Franklin-Williamson Child Advocacy Center
Mission Statement

We are dedicated to serving the best interests of children who have been sexually or physically abused. We, at the Center, are their voice.

We Believe:
   - All children should be free of abuse and neglect.

All children should have the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential in a safe and loving environment.

    -It is in the best interest of abused children to have collaboration among
     agencies working on their behalf.
    -It is important to educate the public on issues of child abuse and neglect


In all activities, this organization will not discriminate against any person or entity on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental challenges, socio-economic status or any other cultural descriptors. 

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you may file a complaint with the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.  Complaint forms can be found at or by contacting the Authority’s Civil Rights Officer at (312) 793-8550. 

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