Calvert County, MD — The Calvert County Child Advocacy Center celebrated its one-year anniversary on July 31.

The CAC is designed to protect children who have been abused or have witnessed a violent crime, providing a safe environment.

The organization helps coordinate between different agencies to provide resources to help children being to heal from trauma. In the past years, the CAC has conducted over 80 interviews with child victims which have resulted in numerous arrests.

The CAC is a partnership between the Calvert County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, Calvert County Department of Social Services, and the Calvert County Health Department Crisis Intervention Center.