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Audrey Hepburn CARE Center

The Audrey Hepburn Children at Risk Evaluation (CARE) Center is a comprehensive child abuse program providing state-of-the-art medical evaluations in a home-like cottage setting near Audubon Park. Beyond providing clinical excellence in child abuse forensic medicine, the CARE Center is active in treatment, consultation, prevention, training, and education.

The Audrey Hepburn CARE Center is located at 1101 Calhoun Street in Uptown New Orleans. For more information, please call 504.896.9237.

Medical providers trained to identify child abuse

The specially trained physicians and nurse practitioners at the Audrey Hepburn CARE Center provide medical evaluations to more than 1,000 children a year from across Louisiana and southern Mississippi. These medical providers aid in the proper recognition of child abuse, including child physical abuse, child sexual abuse, and child neglect.

A safe place for children

The CARE Center is home to specialized staff to assist with the comprehensive management of possible child abuse. Trained nurses assist the medical providers in reassuring the child and family that the medical exam is not painful. A case manager with special training in victim assistance and coordination of care, provides resources and information for each family.

Educating the community

The Audrey Hepburn CARE Center provides evidence-informed presentations to community medical providers and medical trainees as well as multidisciplinary community partners on topics including child abuse recognition and findings.

Care Center Medical Referral Form