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Sanford Children's CARE Clinic

At the Sanford Children’s CARE Clinic, we provide a child-friendly environment for kids who may have been injured or abused. CARE stands for Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation. We use a team approach to diagnose, treat and prevent abuse and evaluate injuries without a known accident or cause.

We work with the Red River Children’s Advocacy Center (RRCAC) to provide medical evaluations, treatments and recommendations. Our staff works with childcare agencies, medical agencies, law enforcement officials and social service agencies to educate the public about abuse and its prevention.

Our team

As a division of Sanford, the CARE Clinic medical team includes:

  • Medical doctors with special training in child abuse pediatrics
  • Family nurse practitioners
  • Child life specialists
  • Other medical specialists who can help with diagnosis and treatment

How we can help
Through the CARE Clinic, we offer a number of services including:

  • Child-appropriate exams and medical evaluations for sexual abuse
  • Forensic medical evaluation for other abuse types
  • Evaluations involving child pornography
  • Expert testimony in court cases
  • Referrals to agencies, including social services and law enforcement
  • Education for other medical and community agencies regarding diagnosis, treatment and prevention of child abuse
  • Telephone consultation to medical providers, law enforcement, schools, child protection services and hospital emergency departments
  • Hospital consultation

Address:

100 4th Street S
Suite 308
Fargo, ND 58103

Phone:

(701) 234-4585

Hours:

M–F: