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Hamilton Center for Child Advocacy in Fort Smith Serves Critical Need

J. Froelich
Ozarks at Large
Laurie Burnett, executive director of Hamilton Center in Fort Smith, stands beneath hand prints made by children served by center staff.

Hamilton Center for Child Advocacy in Fort Smith is a secure facility fully staffed by professionals who comprehensively respond to referred child victims of physical, emotional, or sexual assault, or neglect. Formerly known as Hamilton House Child Safety Center, the facility serves children and families across five counties in west-central Arkansas. Hamilton Center is one of 17  federally funded Children's Advocacy Centers operating across the state. Donations are needed and welcome. To report suspected child abuse call 1.800.482.5964. 

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
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