The Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (ECCAC) recognized Lisa Z. Blady for being the newest $2,500 Guardian Angel with the non-profit’s Champion of Hope membership program. An author, Lisa is pictured here with her granddaughter who is on the cover of her book, Sons & Daughters Emerging.
ECCAC provides services in a child-friendly environment to help identify, treat and support children in abusive situations, as well as helping to prevent child abuse through education and prevention programs. With a Center in Okaloosa County and the Pierce Family Center in Walton County, ECCAC houses representatives from the Florida Department of Children and Families, Child Protection Team, State Attorney’s Office, local law enforcement, licensed mental health counselors, and ECCAC’s staff and volunteers. In ECCAC’s 20-year history, over 15,000 children have received more than 170,000 services at no cost.
For further information about the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center, visit www.eccac.org
. If abuse is suspected, call the anonymous Florida Abuse Hotline at 1-800-96-ABUSE.