What We Do


The Center for the Rights of Abused Children is providing a lifeline for abused children by serving pro bono in their court cases, strengthening protections that bring them to safety, and reinforcing their constitutional rights through public interest legal work.


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Stopping Abuse.

675,000 children are abused every year in America.

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Enforcing constitutional rights.

Abused children with attorneys exit the foster system 3.5x faster.

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Reducing time in care.

117,000 children are waiting to be adopted.

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Preventing aging out.

22,000 children age out of the system every year.

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African American teenage girl doing her homework on a couch, smiling.
Improving education.

Only 7% of children in foster care earn a college degree.

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Teenage girl wearing backpack walking outside.
Finding the missing and trafficked.

58 children go missing from foster care every day.

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Protecting the abandoned.

10,000 children are abandoned every year in America.

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The Center for the Rights of Abused Children's work in Arizona has become a blueprint for change across the country.

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