Believe in Children

“All kids need is
a little help,
a little hope, and
somebody who believes in them.”

Ervin “Magic” Johnson

Help For Children & Families

We are committed to helping children and families find the support and resources they need when they are facing a wide range of challenges.

Get Involved -- Volunteer

We get by with more than a little help from our friends.  Looking for volunteers – attorneys and non-attorneys – to give a little of yourself and your time to make a real difference.

Filling Philanthropy’s Stocking

by Bob Simmons As we approach the end of the year, our thoughts turn to giving. We give to our family and friends. We give to our houses of worship. We give to the groups who serve our community. We plan our giving. We anticipate our giving. We smile, almost giddy...

#GivingTuesdayCLT: Your Chance to #GiveGood This Holiday

Wouldn’t it feel great to DO GOOD right here in Charlotte? Here’s your chance. Giving Tuesday, coming up on Nov. 28, is a global day dedicated to giving. In Charlotte we’re celebrating #GivingTuesdayCLT from with more than 230 other...

Child Protective Services Launches New Child Abuse Hotline

 The State of NC mandates a dedicated hotline for the critical nature of reporting child abuse and neglect. Over time, the current CARE line has migrated from its original purpose to meeting various other needs in the community. Too many calls not related to child...

Take Action Now to Raise The Age

It's been an incredible few weeks for Raise the Age! House Bill 280 was introduced in Raleigh with strong bi-partisan support and a total of 68 co-sponsors (a majority of the House). The Raise the Age Charlotte Town Hall was both inspirational and informative and we...

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Legal Services & Advocacy

We provide advocacy and legal services for children
in the areas of mental health, delinquency,
custody advocacy, special education,
and abuse and neglect.

Research & Policy

We improve outcomes for children by working collaboratively with community partners to improve community infrastructure and increase the capacity and support of local child-serving agencies.

Our People/Our Stories

We are a community:  of advocates, attorneys, children, parents, volunteers, community partners.

We are Council for Children’s Rights and these are our stories.

 

If we don’t stand up for children,

then we don’t stand for much.  

Marian Wright Edelman

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