What can you expect at Susie’s Place in Terre Haute?
What is Susie’s Place in Terre Haute?
Susie’s Place is a facility based community partnership dedicated to pursuing the truth in cases involving alleged crimes against children.
These facilities, called Child Advocacy Centers, ensure children are not further victimized by the interventions intended to protect them.
What is a Child Forensic Interview?
A child forensic interview at a CAC is an age and developmentally appropriate, information-gathering interview of an alleged child victim of a crime or a child witness to a violent crime.
Forensic Interviews follow a semi-structured forensic interview protocol designed to be non-leading and non-suggestive and always prioritizing the needs and safety of the child.
What is a Multidisciplinary Team?
CACs utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to investigate and intervene in cases involving allegations of crimes against children to ensure a child-focused approach. An MDT consists of the following professionals:
Law Enforcement • Child Protective Services • Prosecution • Victim Advocacy • Medical Personnel • Mental Health Personnel • Child Advocacy Centers
How can I contact Susie’s Place in Terre Haute?
Susie’s Place in Terre Haute is the third and newest location among our three west-central Indiana locations. The center opened in May 2017.
Susie’s Place in Terre Haute regularly serves Vigo, Vermillion, Fountain, Parke, Clay, and Sullivan Counties.
Our team is on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
630 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Susie’s Place caseload since 2009
Susie’s Place in Terre Haute opened in May 2017. Since opening we served more children in 6 months than we expected to serve in a whole year. Estimates were based on 2016 Indiana Department of Child Services caseload statistics.
Meet Our Terre Haute Team