Support Center for Child Advocates

Founded in 1971 and incorporated in 1977, the Support Center for Child Advocates is the country's oldest and largest pro bono legal and social services agency for children. Their mission is to advocate for victims of child abuse and neglect with the goal of securing a permanent, nurturing environment for every child. Child Advocates provides legal assistance and social service advocacy for abused and neglected children in Philadelphia County. They are one of the most successful volunteer models serving children in the country. Since its founding, Child Advocates has trained more than 3,500 attorneys who contribute pro bono services valued at more than $3.5 million annually.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|91.95 Score


(3/4)|89.02 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|97 Score



Headquarter Address

Support Center for Child Advocates
1617 JFK Boulevard, Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19103