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Contact Us

Please contact the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services (CCDCFS) at 216-696-KIDS (5437) if you have concerns about the abuse and neglect of a child.

In case of an emergency, please dial 911.


At this time referrals to Canopy Child Advocacy Center (CAC) come from the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services. As we build capacity, services will be expanded to serve a wider population and to accept other referral sources.

See below for the referral criteria:

October 2018-March 2019

  • Children 12 years old and under
  • Reside in City of Cleveland
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Referred from Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services

April 2019-March 2020

  • Children 12 years old and under
  • Reside in Cuyahoga County
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Referred from Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services or law enforcement
  • If able, expand referents to professionals and community

April 2020-indefinite

  • Children and teenagers 18 years old and under
  • Young adults 21 years old and under if developmentally disabled
  • Reside in Cuyahoga County
  • Sexual abuse or physical abuse
  • Referrals from Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services, law enforcement, professionals, and community

Interested in getting involved or desire more information?

Reach out to director Jennifer Johnson at 216-229-2420 ext. 250 or jjohnson@dvcac.org