Child Abuse

Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation Program (CARE)

The CARE team consists of specially trained physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and social workers who work together to search for social and medical evidence of abuse. Medical care and treatment is provided for children 18 years old or younger in a sensitive, supportive, and reassuring environment.

New York State 800 342-3720
Onondaga County 315 422-9701

Contact Information

McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center Maps and Directions
Address: 601 E. Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-883-5617
Fax: 315-883-5616
Website: Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation Program (CARE)
Insurance Info: Pediatric Service Group, LLP

Conditions Treated

  • Medical abuse
  • Neglect
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse

Clinical Services Provided

  • Emotional assessment of the child
  • Follow-up care, as needed
  • Medical examination, including photo documentation with a colposcope and appropriate lab and x-ray tests
  • Medical record documentation
  • Referral for other treatment and/or counseling, when indicated
  • Sensitive preparation of the child for the medical examination
  • Social interview with the child's caretaker

Support Services Provided

  • Assessment of social situation and safety of child
  • Inpatient and outpatient child abuse evaluation, treatment, and referrals
  • Multidisciplinary team case reviews

Healthcare Providers


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