Services are provided to youth who are the victim of sexual or physical abuse, human trafficking or other trauma. Individual, family and group therapy is offered.
The Center coordinates a team of professionals involved in the investigation, prosecution and long-term treatment processes.
Medical exams are conducted by forensic nurse examiners when required by specific cases.
Support is provided to child and adolescent abuse victims as they navigate the criminal justice system.
Forensic interviews are conducted for an investigative purpose and are carried out in a fact-finding non-leading manner.
Services are provided to children and families to assist them in various aspects of their life.
Rensselaer City School District Project AWARE
Through a SAMHSA Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) grant the Center collaborates with the Rensselaer City School District to integrate mental health awareness and systems into the district.
START Children’s Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, provides a safe, child-friendly process for children & their families supported by committed multi-disciplinary professionals specializing in the investigation, prosecution & treatment for abused children.