Safety, Healing, Hope
We reduce trauma for child abuse and sexual assault survivors while providing forensic & advocacy excellence in a compassionate environment.
The Treehouse is the first and only children’s advocacy center in Thomas County. The Treehouse opened in 2011 providing full-time services. Prior to The Treehouse, children and families were forced to travel at least one hour to the nearest children’s advocacy center to receive vital services during investigations of child abuse.
new cases served by The Treehouse Advocacy Center in 2022
of cases at our center involved allegations of sexual abuse in 2022
of alleged offenders lived in the home or had shared custody with the child
of cases at our center in 2022 involved children 12 and under
What We Do
Our trained professionals can qualify as an expert witness in the field of child abuse.
A non-leading, child-friendly interview to gather the child’s statements about allegations of abuse.
Forensic Medical Exam
An exam conducted by a trained sexual assault nurse examiner to assess, document, and preserve physical findings.
Provides individual support, crisis intervention, and follow-up services to children and families.
Needs may be identified while serving the child and family. Staff can make referrals for additional services and support, as needed.
Our staff works with other agencies such as law enforcement, DFCS, the District Attorney’s Office, mental health and medical professionals for a multi-disciplinary response to child abuse.
Our Annual Events
Fare & Stable | Farm to Fork Tailgate Party
In Fall 2023, The Treehouse Children’s Advocacy Center and Hands & Hearts for Horses joined forces to celebrate the power of healing in conquering childhood trauma. This family-friendly event at the Hands & Hearts barn was a tailgate-style afternoon, filled with curated farm-fresh foods and football games.
Oakfest | March 2024
Hosted by The Oak Foundation to benefit The Treehouse, Oakfest is a local music festival raising money to make a difference in the lives of children who are victims of abuse. We are the signature St. Patrick’s Day event for South Georgia! At Oakfest, there’s something for the whole family including food trucks, shaved ice, adult beverages, a VIP section, and plenty of music and entertainment!