Child Advocates of Fort Bend Receives Grant From Waller County

Child Advocates of Fort Bend was a recipient of state funds to Waller County to provide forensic interviews, therapy and clinical services to children who are victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse and witnesses to violent crime. The funds are in standing with the partnership between the two agencies as Child Advocates of Fort Bend officially serves Waller County and Austin County with its full array of services and programs through its Children’s Advocacy Center and […]

Neglect, Abuse, and Violence Toward Children Rises in Harris County

Foster Care and Child Welfare Community Rallies for Child Abuse Prevention HOUSTON, TX— Children in our communities are harmed, injured and victimized at troubling rates.  In 2017, there were 6,551 confirmed victims of child abuse in Harris County.  Sadly, this number continues to grow. In 2018, there were 6,961 children in Harris County confirmed as victims.  That’s nearly 7,000 children aged 0 to 17 suffering from neglect, abuse, and violence.  So why is this happening […]

Running for Hearts 5K Family Fun Run and Walk benefits Victims of Crime, Abuse, and Human Trafficking in Northwest Houston

Photos: DSC 9034, DSC 9249, DSC 9336, LL.jpg Hundreds of runners and walkers participated in the 2nd Annual Running for Hearts 5K Family Fun Run and Walk benefiting Shield Bearer at Northside Christian Church on March 25, 2017. This event, co-chaired by Precinct 4 Harris County Commissioner R. Jack Cagle and Shield Bearer Founder Matthew White, shed light on the growing need for counseling services and prevention programs for victims of crime, abuse, and human […]