Child Advocacy Center Director & Staff

Margaret Durgin

Margaret Durgin

Executive Director

(865) 463-2740

Dana Weaver

Forensic Interviewer

(865) 463-2740

Lisa Nance

Victim Advocate

(865) 463-2740

Service Providers

Gail Clift, RN, PNP, SANE

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

(Pedi Advocate Services)

Next Step Behavioral Health

Beth Lordo, Amber Byrge, Jessica Kahler, and Alexis Doss


J. “David” Farmer

Executive Assistant

Edward “Jim” Mayes

Executive Assistant

Child Protective Investigative & Multidisciplinary Team Partners

Anderson County Juvenile Court

Anderson County Sheriff’s Office

Clinton Police Department

Community Mental Health Representatives

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

Lake City Police Department

Norris Police Department

Oak Ridge Police Department

Office of the Anderson County District Attorney General

Oliver Springs Police Department

Department of Children’s Services, Anderson County

Report Child Abuse!

To report suspected child abuse in the State of Tennessee call: 1-877-237-0004.

If you or a family member needs assistance due to abuse, please contact the Child Advocacy Center.

The Child Advocacy Center of Anderson County Tennessee is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee and through public and private contributions including the UWAC.