Who We Are

Monarch’s Children’s Justice & Advocacy Center is a program of Community Action Council  serving children and families in Thurston County, Washington. MCJAC is one of eight operating child advocacy centers in the State of Washington and one of over 600 nationwide.

Child Advocacy Centers work to reduce the incidence and impact of child abuse by providing a coordinated, multidisciplinary response to victims of child abuse and their families. This response includes prevention, investigation, prosecution, and treatment and includes community partners who are experts in those areas.


Our partners include:

DSHS/Division of Children’s Services

DSHS/Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration

Lacey Police Department

Office of the Attorney General

Olympia Police Department


Private therapists and child advocates

Providence St. Peter Hospital Sexual Assault Clinic*

Rainier Police Department


Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Special Victim’s Unit

Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney’s Victim/Witness Program

Thurston County Public Health & Social Services

Thurston County Sheriff’s Office

Tumwater Police Department

Yelm Police Department

*Co-located at the Center

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