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: $500.00 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

Jamie Vanderlinden – Director

BUTTE, MT 59701
Phone 406-490-9350 

NCA Accredited since 2007

Anaconda Children’s Advocacy Center

Jamie Vanderlinden – Director

Phone 406-490-9350 

Dillon Children’s Advocacy Center

Jamie Vanderlinden – Director

Phone 406-490-9350 

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 

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

Doug Anderson, Program Manager and Nichole Lund – Coordinator

A program of Riverstone Health
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, A program of Help Inc. 

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

Lindsey Reichelt – CAC Director


NCA Accredited since 2017
Affiliate Members

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

Montana Non-Accredited Children’s Advocacy Centers

 Big Horn County CAC

Serving Big Horn County

 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 Dawson County Attorney’s Office

Serving Dawson County—(406) 377-2532

 Central Montana CAC

Serving Fergus County—(406) 535-8127

Lincoln County CAC

Serving Lincoln County—(406) 283-1003

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

Sanders County CAC—A Program of the Sanders County Coalition for Families

Serving Sanders County—(406) 827-3218

 Stillwater County CAC –a Program of the Stillwater County Attorney’s Office

Serving Stillwater County—(406) 322-8003

Toole County CAC

A program of the Toole County Attorney’s Office

Serving Toole County

(406) 434-5585

 Valley County CAC

A program of Glasgow City Police Department

Serving Valley County—(406) 228-4333

 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

Fort Peck Tribes CAC-a program of the

Redbird Woman Center

Serving the Assiniboine & Sioux Tribal Members

Fort Belknap Interview Room

Serving Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes

Rocky Boy MDT

Serving  the Chippewa Cree Tribe

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

CAM Staff:

Brenda George – Executive Director

Dani Peterson – Project and Membership Coordinator

CAM Board Executive Committee

Mary Barry, Chair, Deputy Whitefish City Attorney

Kipp Tkachyk, Director, Flathead County CAC

Tara Harris, Immediate Past Chair, Harris Law Firm

Lynelle Amen, Treasurer, Counselor in Private Practice

Tracy Hemry, Secretary/Director, Cascade County CAC

MCSART Program

Dana Toole, Bureau Chief, Special Services Bureau

  Montana Child  Sexual Abuse Response Teams. Montana Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation.