Small Talk is the place where children receive coordinated services during child sexual abuse investigations in Mid-Michigan.

We also offer no-cost therapy services for children to address the impact of their trauma, for children displaying problematic sexual behavioradult prevention education, and house a vibrant internship program

Small Talk Children's Advocacy Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing hope, healing, and justice for children and families impacted by abuse in Ingham and Eaton counties. We are fully accredited with the National Children's Alliance.

I'm visiting Small Talk for a "Forensic interview," what is that? What should I expect?

Find out how to get here, access accommodations, and understand the forensic interview process.

Your First Visit

I'm concerned about a child...

See something weird? Not sure what to do? 
Knowing the facts about child abuse can help you make the right decision.

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Your donation makes a difference for a child healing from abuse.

Contact Our Partner Agencies

As a Nationally-Accredited Children's Advocacy Center we partner with medical professionals, law enforcement, government agencies, and other non-profits to center children in the child abuse investigation process. You can click the photos below to access partner agency websites.  

Children's Protective Services 

Eaton County Prosecutor's Office

Ingham County Prosecutor's Office

Local Law Enforcement

Sparrow Hospital

(End Violent Encounters)


“I’m a two-time Olympian but more importantly I’m a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Places like Small Talk help victims, like me, become survivors.”

Margaret Hoelzer, Olympic Swimmer


"I support Small Talk because, as a survivor, if I had a place like Small Talk my healing trajectory would’ve been different. These children can thrive when Alex and his team show up and make a difference in their lives. Small Talk is the real thing.”

Tabitha Mpamira, Edja Foundation


“The mission of Small Talk can’t be overstated. The dollars that are donated stay here, work here and make a change in the greater Lansing area.”

Nikali Luke, Simplified Tax and Accounting


"I support Small Talk because they listen to children."

Cheyenne Benyi, Grewal Law 

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