Mission: The childrens advocacy center of tom green county, inc. S mission is to champion the prevention of child abuse and to serve as an ally of abused children with a dedication to securing a safe and nurturing home for each child. The childrens advocacy center of tom green county, inc. Currently operates the following programs:hope housethe hope house is designed to create and maintain a child-friendly environment where abused children and their families can go for evaluation, crisis prevention, evidence gathering, and counseling. Court appointed special advocates (casa)the casa program is designed to provide trained volunteers to act as court-appointed special advocates in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Each casas role is to investigate, evaluate, and recommend to the court what is truly in the best interest of the child. Family enrichment services (fes) the fes program offers a whole family approach to strengthening the family by providing counseling services aimed at keepi
Programs: Provided an appropriate vehicle for child victims of physical and sexual abuse to relay their testimony to medical doctors and legal authorities.
Most of the $1,000,000 budget is spent on staff salaries over actual services. Wasteful spending by board members and staff. Poor leadership even after previous ED was convicted of embezzling thousands of dollars for many years. Poor oversight by board members in management of funds. Organization spends more money planning and creating glamorous fundraising events instead of providing concrete services to children. Most of the staff are under-educated and lack experience in child abuse.