what is it

Do you know an area teen passionate about furthering and expanding the mission of the CAC throughout Ottawa County? Encourage them to apply!

**The 2024-2025 Application will open in Spring 2024**

For more information or any further questions, contact MacKenzie Willeke at mwilleke@cac-ottawa.org.

The Youth Advocacy Team is comprised of teens throughout Ottawa County passionate about the work we do at the CAC. YAT's purpose is to provide insight regarding impacts on the lives of Ottawa County youth, as well as how the Children's Advocacy Center can better serve the community.

This is an opportunity to develop leadership and teamwork skills while making a lasting impact on our community, and in the lives of children affected by sexual/physical abuse.


- One year

- An all-day initial training session

- Monthly meetings

- Complete a service project of your choosing


Youth Advocacy Team Members

YAT Team Photo 2023.2024