The mission of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Tom Green County is to champion the cause of child abuse prevention and to ensure for each child in our community a safe and nurturing home.
The Children’s Advocacy Center of Tom Green County hosts several events and fundraisers throughout the year, all purposed to better serve our families and strengthen our community!
Month of April
National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies and activities and promote prevention across the country.
Every Friday In April
Wear blue to promote awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Share your photo to email@example.com to be shared on our Facebook page.
Halfmann's Cake Cottage
FREE Pinwheels for Prevention cookie for first 50 customers wearing BLUE every Friday in April!
Tuesday, April 3rd
317 Koberlin St
FREE lunch and information about becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
Thursday, April 5th
Tom Green County Court House Lawn
The pinwheel is the national symbol of prevention due to its whimsical design. The fun, free nature of the pinwheel represents a healthy childhood. Join us in promoting healthy childhoods and raising awareness for child abuse prevention in our community. Each pinwheel placed on the court house lawn symbolizes a child who has suffered abuse or neglect in our area.
Sunday, April 8th
Kirby Park, 29th and Edmund Blvd.
Bring the kids and a picnic blanket and enjoy a Sunday afternoon of FREE activities, food, music, and fun for the whole family. FREE hot dogs, drinks, and games for all ages!
April 9th-12th and 16th-19th
11 W. Beauregard
Children who have been abused or neglected in our community are looking for someone to stand beside them as they navigate through the foster care system. Will you be a voice for a child in need?
For more information on becoming a CASA, call Rebekah at 653-4673.
Dinner provided each evening of training.
FREE training and dinner to learn the signs of child abuse and how to report it.