About Us

Open Arms Child Advocacy Center is a community based and child friendly facility designated to coordinate child forensic interviews and services to victims of child sexual abuse in Mecosta, Osceola, Newaygo and Lake Counties.

The OACAC current Board of Directors includes:

  • Board Chair – Wendy Samuels, Social Work Emeritus (retired)
  • Treasurer – Dee VanHorn, Retired Court Administrator
  • Secretary – Jennifer Schmidt, Director Mecosta/Osceola Department of Health and Human Services
  • Catherine Beagle, Program Director Community Mental Health for Central Michigan
  • Nicole Quinn, Children’s Services Supervisor DHHS
  • Azlan Ibrahim, Communications Manager Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial
  • Shannon Behling, Clinical Nurse Specialist SANE Program Coordinator Spectrum Health Big Rapids and Reed City Hospitals

Our Location:

601 N. Evergreen, White Cloud 49349