Helping Hand Home for Children Overview
Target demographics: HHH’s Residential Treatment Center (RTC) provides 24-hour care for up to 41 severely abused children ages 4-13 from across the state of Texas. The Child Placing Agency provides therapeutic foster care approximately 35 foster children ages 0 to 18 years old.
Direct beneficiaries per year: On average 130 children a year are served by Helping Hand Home for Children.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: help facilitate a therapeutic educational or recreational activity for our children, such as gardening, outdoor playground games, a holiday carnival, a lesson, or a craft activity.
Geographic areas served: State of Texas
Programs: The oldest continuously operating residential childcare agency in Travis County, HHH provides the full spectrum of residential childcare services for children. The children receive comprehensive treatment including life skills education, behavior intervention, psychotherapy, psychiatric care, education services, therapeutic recreation, and medical care. In 1995 Helping Hand Home’s Child Placing Agency began providing therapeutic foster care services and adoption services. In 2008 the Helping Hand Home Charter School opened its doors and began providing on-site specialized education services for up to 24 of HHH's children.
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