As Pandemic Restrictions Ease, Child Abuse Reports Rise In North TexasA year ago, as the pandemic forced already fragile families into isolation, advocates noticed a sharp drop in reports, but warned that the situation was nothing to celebrate.
'Longhorns In Couture' Help Raise Money For Local NonprofitJust like businesses, non-profits have also been struggling amid the pandemic. But the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center is finding hope in an unusual place… longhorns in couture.
Child Advocates Seek Donations To Help Bring Hope, Joy To North Texas Abuse Victims"I think this year stands out more than ever," Dallas Children's Advocacy Center Director of Support Services Mindy Jackson said.
Experts Urging North Texans To Be On Lookout For Signs Of AbuseChild advocates are sounding an alarm as concerns grow about an unprecedented drop in child abuse reports.
Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas Children's Advocacy Center Asks Community To Stay Vigilant, Virtually ConnectedAs the coronavirus forces already vulnerable families into isolation, experts fear that abuse is flourishing.
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center Working To Ensure Abused Kids Have Presents This Holiday SeasonThe Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center is working to make sure more than 2,200 kids who have witnessed or experienced abuse, along with their families, have presents this holiday season.
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center Shows How Kids Heal From Abuse"It can be a part of something that happened, it can be a scar," says Kelly Slaven, Chief Clinical Officer at the Dallas Children's Advocacy Center. "It doesn't have to be the driving force in their life."
Predators Seek Children With Low Self Esteem And Vulnerable Parents, Dallas Children's Advocacy Center ExplainsA sex abuse scandal hitting the Southern Baptist Convention churches is the latest prompting parents to ask tough questions about who to trust with their children-- and how do you know?
Children's Advocacy Center Working To Bring Smiles To Abuse Survivors At Christmas"When the caregivers are coming to pick up packages, they cry and they hug us and they're so grateful," says Becky Aguilar, Director of Community Engagement.
North Texas Psychologists React To Ford, Kavanagh Hearing“At Genesis Women’s Shelter, we have noticed an increase in calls today – both in the number of calls, and those specifically relating to sexual assault," the shelter said.
'It's An Epidemic': Conference In Dallas Draws National Attention To Child AbuseMaking the world safer for children is the ultimate goal of a decades old conference in downtown Dallas this week.
New Dallas Facility Helping Abused KidsA safe haven for children is opening its doors. The Dallas Children's Advocacy Center helps kids who have been abused or have witnessed a violent crime.