Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

Our Kids

$60,000
Grant Amount: $50,000 - $100,000
Grant Term: 1 Year
Jun 19 2014

 Established in 1987, Our Kids was formed as a public private partnership with Metro Government to respond to child sexual abuse. Our Kids is the only organization in Middle Tennessee providing medical forensic evaluations and crisis counseling in response to child sexual abuse. Our Kids also conducts research, trains both professionals and citizens regarding sexual abuse and provides expert testimony in court proceedings all over Middle Tennessee. Our Kids serve 47 counties in Middle Tennessee and has four satellite clinics co-located in child advocacy centers in Cookeville, Lawrenceburg, Clarksville and Manchester. In addition, Our Kids has established a clinic within United Neighborhood Services at Casa Azafran.  The agency’s outcomes include: Of the 830 children we expect to evaluate in FY 2014-2015, approximately 456 (55%) will be screened for STDs. Approximately 141 (17%) will require treatment/follow-up for injury and/or infection. 70% or 581 of 830 children evaluated will be over three years of age. Approximately 319 children or 55% of the 581 children over three years of age will be referred for appropriate counseling services. Approximately 504 (63%) of 800 caregivers will be referred for appropriate services at the local CAC or other counseling service.

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