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Jane Barker Brooklyn Child Advocacy Center

Senior Director
Gena Diacomanolis
320 Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Tel: 718 330 5405
Fax: 718 330 5648
Email: gdiacomanolis@safehorizon.org
Website: www.safehorizon.org

General County Information
Counties served: Kings
County population: 2,568,000
Community characteristics: urban

General Team/Center Information
Operating since: October 1996
Independent 501(c)(3): no
Lead agency: victim advocacy
Co-located disciplines: yes
NCA member: accredited
Memorandum of understanding: yes
Interagency written protocols: yes

Case Criteria
Child sexual abuse
Child physical abuse

Interagency Partners
New York Police Department
New York City Administration for Children's Services
Kings County District Attorney's Office
New York City Law Department
Brooklyn Hospital Center
Safe Horizon

Services Provided or Coordinated
Joint investigations in child sexual abuse
Joint investigations in child physical abuse
On-site forensic interviewing
Off-site forensic interviewing
On-site medical exams
Mental health evaluations, referrals
Short-term counseling treatment
Counseling for non-offending family members
Court preparation
Community education