Essex County Child Advocacy Center — Wynona’s House

Partner Overview

The Senator Wynona Lipman Child Advocacy Center (known as Wynona’s House) was founded in Newark, New Jersey as a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to helping children who have been abused or neglected. Wynona’s House revolutionized the process endured by children and families of Essex County coping with the aftermath of abuse and neglect. We are a collaboration of more than 70 multi-disciplinary advocates helping the children of Essex County who have been abused or neglected. the mission of Wynona’s House is to promote justice and provide healing for child victims of abuse and neglect in Essex County.

Overview of Services

  • Wynona’s House offers counseling services to children and adults who have been victims of physical and sexual abuse, referrals for medical treatment, housing, educational programs and food/clothes bank as needed.
  • We do this by coordinating investigations, prosecution, treatment, and prevention services for children and non-offending families utilizing innovative, evidence-based, multi-disciplinary team approaches to improving outcomes for the children and families we serve.

Other Services:

  • Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Family Advocacy Program

Program Contact Info

Program Details

  • All Wards
  • Children (5-13 yrs), Youth (14-19 yrs), Adults (20+)
  • Not Applicable
  • 9am-5pm
  • Year Round (Ongoing)
  • Weekdays (Mon thru Fri)
  • No