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Our Staff

Through its child-friendly facilities and multi-disciplinary approach, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Hampshire County coordinates the work of medical and mental health providers, social workers, service advocates, law enforcement officers, and prosecutors to reduce trauma and promote healing for victims of child abuse. Here are the people behind the scenes who make it happen.

Want to learn more about them and what they do? Check out the video interviews below.

Kara McElhone, Executive Director

Laura Pearl Spivack, Director of Therapeutic Services

Erin Koshinsky, Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse

April Igneri, Director of Prevention and Outreach

Kayla Washington, CSEC Coordinator

Guadalupe Arevalo, Child and Family Advocate

Elizabeth Mikesch, Therapist/Social Worker

CAC Child & Family Advocate, Guadalupe Arevalo

Kayla Washington, CSEC Coordinator

Pedi-SANE Nurse, Erin Koshinsky

24 Hour Hotline:
(800) 792-5200

In Hampshire County, call:


(Amherst, Chesterfield, Cummington,
Easthampton, Goshen, Hadley,
Hatfield, Middlefield, Northampton, Pelham, Plainfield,
Westhampton, Williamsburg, Worthington)


(Huntington, Southampton)


(Belchertown, Granby, South Hadley, Ware)

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