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Child Protect is a Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) that lessens the trauma to children who have been victims of child abuse and neglect or a witness to violence or crime. We are located in Princeton, WV in a warm, home-like environment, and provide services to Mercer and surrounding counties. Child Protect is a non-profit organization led by staff and governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.  Child Protect is a nationally accredited CAC through the National Children's Alliance.

Child Protect of Mercer County, Inc.

Child Advocacy Center
Mail donations to:
Child Protect of Mercer County, Inc.
206 Center Street
Princeton, WV 24740
Child Protect is funded in part by:
of the Virginias
2015 Gran Mercer Metric Charity Bike Ride

This scenic ride through Mercer and Summers counties in southern West Virginia will include two options: the Lick Creek 30 mile ride and the Extreme Metric Century with over 6200 feet of climb. Ride begins and ends at Concord University in Athens, WV. 

The GMM is part of the New River Cycling Series. Visit for more details about how to win a week-long stay in Italy at the Rimini Bike Hotel. 
Register here... and visit our website @

Child Protect is hosting a 
FREE trauma-informed training in Princeton on Tuesday, April 14th. 
The one day Trauma Summit will be held at the Chuck Mathena Center
 from 9 am- 3:30 pm

The training is approved for 4.5 continuing education hours for social work. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited so register soon to ensure your spot. Registration is open until April 10th.