Take a Tour

Child Advocacy Center tours are available by appointment.  Please feel free to come by the Center for a tour to help learn about the services we provide, meet our staff, and see why our child-friendly approach works for our community.

Friends of the Child Advocacy Center

The Friends of the Child Advocacy Center is an auxiliary group of volunteers charged with fundraising and advocating for the Child Advocacy Center in the community.  Friends meet regularly, plan events, and speak throughout the community about the Center.  Annual dues and meeting attendance are required.

Stop Child Abuse License Plates

When you purchase the Stop Child Abuse license plate (Click Here), you provide $25 to fund critical child abuse prevention programs of Children's Home Society of Florida and The Florida Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers. Renew your Florida license plate annually by checking the box that reads: "Prevent Child Abuse."

Renewing Your License Tags

When you purchase or renew your motor vehicle tag, please make a Voluntary Contribution to help a Children’s Advocacy Center near you. Your dollar will help empower Florida’s Children’s Advocacy Centers to serve child abuse and neglect victims in your community. Please click here for more information and check the box that reads "Prevent Child Abuse" when you renew your license annually.

Good Search & Good Shop

Search the web using ( Choose the Child Advocacy Center as your charity of choice and earn funds every time you search! OR, add the GoodSearch Child Advocacy Center - Gainesville toolbar ( to your Internet Explorer or Firefox web browser. Each time you shop at one of the more than 1,300 participating stores, a percentage of what you spend will be donated to us at no extra cost to you! (you could even save money as the toolbar provides great coupons and deals). The toolbar also has a search box and each time you search the Internet, about a penny is donated to us. No registration is required.
Shop online using ( Select your cause and then shop any of the Good Shop retailers to earn funds for the Child Advocacy Center!

Sponsorships and Donations

You can also help the Child Advocacy Center by attending, sponsoring or donating auction items to our events. Visit (Click Here) to see how you can support the Child Advocacy Center’s signature fundraising event.