Children's Advocacy Center of Tom Green County
To champion the prevention of child abuse and to serve as an ally of abused children with a dedication to securing for each child a safe and nurturing home.
The Children’s Advocacy Center of Tom Green County is made up of the following four programs. For additional info on each, please click on the program logo below.
Accredited Parents Anonymous® of the Concho Valley
Parents seeking emotional support please call the National Parent Helpline®: 1-855-4A-PARENT of (1-855-427-2736) or www.nationalparenthelpline.org. For more information contact Parents Anonymous® Inc. www.parentsanonymous.org.
Upcoming CAC Events
BECOME A CASA VOLUNTEER AND LIFT UP A CHILD'S VOICE
When home is no longer safe for a child, and the child must enter the foster care system, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer called a CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocate. The volunteers focus is on the child, giving hope and help in guiding the child to a safe, permanent home.
Children right here in our community, are waiting for a CASA volunteer. Are you ready to make a life-long difference in the life of a child…..and your own?
2015 CASA Training Dates:
- January 26-29 & February 2-5*
- May 11-14 & May 18-21*
- July 20-23 & July 27-30*
- September 28-30 & October 1, October 5-8*
CASA training sessions are held in the evening, Monday through Thursday for two weeks from 5:30-9:00 pm. Dinner is provided each evening. Requirements include: 21 years of age, thirty hours of training (provided by the highly trained CASA staff), background check and an interview.
If you are interested in becoming a CASA volunteer, please click on the volunteer button at the top of the page and download the application. You can email the application to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (325) 653-HOPE for more information and details about volunteering.
Don’t forget our first training date! January 26th-29th & February 2nd-5th, 2015. Call us today and register!