Today, 185 children will be maltreated in Texas. Last year, more than 65,000 cases of abuse and neglect were confirmed in Texas alone. One in four girls are sexually abused before their eighteenth … Read more
Research has revealed many risk factors or attributes associated with child maltreatment. These risk factors may potentially contribute to child abuse and neglect.
We are CASA. An organization of volunteers that fights to provide abused and neglected children safe, permanent, homes. As we say, our goal is permanency for the child. When possible, our first objective … Read more
The four main types of child maltreatment are physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse.
“Physical Abuse is physical injury that results in significant harm to the child, or the honest threat of … Read more
The mission of CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County is to “provide and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy so that every abused and neglected child can have the opportunity to thrive … Read more
In this country, hundreds of thousands of children are in the foster care system, which means that many are living without permanent homes and families. About one-third of these children are … Read more
The Supreme Court of Texas Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth, and Families was created November 20, 2007. In 2010, when the founder of the Commission, Justice Harriet O’Neill, retired from the Supreme … Read more
Hispanic/Latino children make up over one-third of the state’s foster care population, although they comprise only 22% of Texas’ overall child population. These children are suddenly taken from their homes because of maltreatment, … Read more
Many children in foster care in our county are in desperate need of help and understanding.
When a child enters the foster care system because his or her home is no longer safe, a … Read more