Victim Advocates are trained to support victims of all crime, especially violent crime. They offer emotional support, victims’ rights information, help in finding local resources and a myriad of other responsibilities. Advocates need to have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with people of different types of education and background. Most of […]
You are doing everything to protect your child from COVID-19. Now, ask yourself, what are you doing to protect your child from abuse? April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. A time when professionals bring awareness to protect children and strengthen families. A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds. We must highlight the […]
It goes without saying that this time of uncertainty is scary for all of us. There seems to be a never-ending flood of news about COVID-19, and recommendations for how we should live our lives seem to change daily. As everchanging news overtakes our devices, one piece of messaging remains consistent—The elderly is at an […]
Keeping your financial accounts and information safe is critically important to us. That’s why we’re proactively advancing our security and continually investing in account safety measures, such as strong encryption software and ongoing monitoring of suspicious activity. We also want to help you avoid fraudulent schemes. Email and text message scams, known as phishing, can […]
The Transformational Story of Pepper It was a Tuesday morning in early October when an Animal Cruelty Officer responded to a call in Acres Homes in Northwest Houston. A caller reported that an animal had been sitting out in the yard for months, with serious matting, and obvious sign of neglect. As the officer approached […]
75% of Texas 16-24-year-olds have either experienced dating violence or know another young person who has.