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
Oakfest | March 18, 2023
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!
Farm to Fork Dinner | September 2023
The Treehouse’s Farm to Fork Dinner is an evening of farm fresh food – locally grown produce and meats, locally crafted beverages, live music, and more! Proceeds from the event will benefit The Treehouse Children’s Advocacy Center which provides vital forensic and advocacy services to victims of child abuse and sexual assault in Thomas County – free of charge.