JOLIET – The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center was recently recognized by Ecolab Corporation for its work with children who have suffered child sexual abuse or severe physical abuse.
Ecolab Foundation’s Community Relations Council recently awarded the Children’s Advocacy Center a $5,000 grant to help support the agency’s mission. Ecolab Foundation has provided continued financial support to the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center since 2002.
Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow established the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center in 1995 to improve the way allegations of child sexual abuse are investigated. Since then, the Children’s Advocacy Center has played a critical role in hundreds of successful abuse investigations while directing young victims and their families to important support services.
“I want to thank Ecolab Foundation for acknowledging the important work the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center performs on behalf of abused children in our community,” State’s Attorney Glasgow said. “This funding will enable the Center to continue its crucial mission of protecting these vulnerable victims by prosecuting their abusers.”