ACT accredited by CBI

FORT MYERS, FL (March 10, 2016) – Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT) has been approved for full program accreditation by Cycle Breakers International (CBI). CBI is a worldwide membership organization serving and advancing local community programs through advocacy, accreditation, education and other services in order to improve the overall quality of life for the people served.

Displaying its commitment to the highest quality standards of care, ACT is one of only 19 nonprofit organizations in the entire state of Florida to be accredited by CBI.

“It truly is an honor to be recognized by CBI for this accreditation,” shared Jennifer Benton, chief executive officer at ACT, “We strive daily to achieve our mission to protect, educate, and support victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking with our safe, free, and confidential programs. The impact of ACT’s work remains a great need for the community at-large.”

In 2015, ACT provided more than 5,600 clients with services through the 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, victim advocacy, and more. For more information about ACT, please visit

About Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT)

Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (also known as ACT) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit social service agency serving victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in Lee, Hendry, and Glades Counties. ACT has been providing a circle of support for victims and their families since 1978. ACT provides critical services to those in crisis through a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, forensic examinations, medical, legal and personal advocacy, violence prevention programs, children’s programs and more. For more information, please visit

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