The Children’s Alliance of Montana is a membership and training and technical assistance organization. Children’s Advocacy Centers and Multi-Disciplinary teams can apply for membership by contacting the Executive Director at 406-272-5185 or by e-mail at

Membership fees:

  • NCA Accredited Children’s Advocacy Centers: $200.00 per year
  • Associate/Satellite/Tribal CACs: $100.00 per year
  • Multi-Disciplinary Team MDT/Tribal MDT Membership: $50.00 per year
  • Affiliate Membership:  $100.00 per year

CAM Members — Montana Children’s Advocacy Center Programs

Accredited Members:

Butte Child Evaluation Center

A Program of the Southwest Montana Community Heath Center

Molly Molloy – Director and Jolie Pate-Terry– Coordinator

BUTTE, MT 59701
Phone 406-490-9350 Fax 406-782-4555

NCA Accredited since 2007

Anaconda Children’s Advocacy Center

Molly Molloy – Director and Jolie Pate-Terry – Coordinator

Phone 406-490-9350 Fax 406-782-4555

Dillon Children’s Advocacy Center

Molly Molloy – Director and Jolie Pate-Terry – Coordinator

Phone 406-490-9350 Fax 406-782-4555

Emma’s House

Valerie Laurence Widmer, Director

Bitterroot Valley CAC
Phone 406-363-7216
NCA Accredited since 2010

First STEP Resource Center

A program of St. Patrick Hospital

Mary Pat Hansen – Coordinator

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center
Phone 406-329-5776 Fax 406-329-2776

NCA Accredited since 2010

Flathead County Children’s Advocacy Center

A Program of the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office

Kipp Tkachyk – Director

Flathead County Sheriff’s Office
Phone 406-758-5593

NCA Accredited since 2009

 Lewis and Clark County Child Advocacy Center

A program of AWARE, Inc.

Paula Samms, LCPC

Service Adminstrator/CAC Director

Phone 406-449-3120 ext. 37
NCA Accredited since 2008

Yellowstone Valley Children’s Advocacy Center

A program of the Center for Children and Families

Molly Rose Fehringer, Coordinator, Assistant Yellowstone County Attorney and Nichole Lund, Victim Advocate

A program of the Yellowstone County Attorney’s Office
Phone:  406-598-0791

NCA Accredited since 2014

Cascade County CAC

A program of the Department of Health and Human Services – Child and Family Services

Tracy Hemry – Coordinator


NCA Accredited since 2015

Fort Peck Tribes CAC, A program of the Red Bird Women’s Center

Juanita Cantrell – Director and Ann Denny – Coordinator

Redbird Women’s Center – Fort Peck Reservation

Accredited since 2017

Gallatin County CAC 

Christina Powell – Director and Hannah Wahlert – CoordinatorA program of Help Inc. 

NCA Accredited since 2017
 Bullhook CAC
A Program of the Bullhook Community Health Center

Emily Harshman – Coordinator


NCA Accredited since 2017
 Associate/Satellite/Tribal CAC Members:

Lincoln County CAC

Jessica Verhoff – Coordinator and Victim Advocate

 MDT/Tribal MDT Members:

Valley County CAC

Renee Jones – Coordinator

Glascow City Police Department

Ft. Belknap MDT

Serving Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes

Rocky Boy MDT

Serving  the Chippewa Cree Tribe



Affiliate Members

MCSART Program, Children’s Justice Bureau, Division  of Criminal Investigation,  Montana  Department of Justice

Children and Family Counseling — Butte, Montana

Shodair Children’s Hospital — Helena, Montana


Developing Non-Member CACs in Montana:

Custer County CAC

A Program of the Department of Health and Human Services

Serving Custer County

(406) 234-1385

Dawson County CAC

A Program of the Dawson County Attorney’s Office

Serving Dawson County

(406) 377-2532

 Fergus County CAC

Serving Fergus County

(406) 366-2448

 Park County CAC

A Program of the Department of Health and Human Services

Serving Park County

(406) 222.7402

Richland County CAC

A program of the Department of Health and Human Services

Serving Richland County

(406) 433-1903

Stillwater County CAC

Serving the Tri-County area of Stillwater,

Carbon and Sweet Grass

(406) 322-8003

Toole County CAC

Serving Toole County

(406) 434-5585

Tribal Child Advocacy Centers, Child Interview Rooms and MDTs

CARE Center

Serving the Crow Tribe

Northern Cheyenne CARE  Center

Serving the Northern Cheyenne  Tribes

Blackfeet CAC

Serving the Blackfeet Tribe




Children’s Alliance of Montana Executive Team – An Accredited State Chapter of the National Children’s Alliance

CAM Staff:

Brenda George – Executive Director

Jacole Douglas – Training Coordinator

CAM Board Executive Committee

Tara Harris, Chair, Harris Law Firm

Brett Linneweber – Vice Chair, Senior Deputy Yellowstone County Attorney

Coleen Magera, Immediate Past Chair, Retired former Powder River, Custer and Sanders County Attorney

Lynelle Amen, Treasurer, Counselor, Yellowstone Counseling Center

Tracy Hemry, Secretary, Coordinator, Cascasde County CAC



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