At the end of its 2018 fiscal year, the Fannin County Children’s Center says the rate of abuse cases around the county has more than doubled from the year before. So has the number of forensic interviews conducted.
According to the FCCC, the Children’s Advocacy Center "received 266 new referrals in the fiscal year ending August 31, 2018. This was a 116 percent increase over the previous year. The CAC staff also conducted 240 forensic interviews in the same year, which was a 124 percent increase over the previous year when 107 interviews were done.