Project HOPES Aims to Prevent Child Abuse in Austin


August 9, 2014

At just three years old, Adele was already a danger to other kids in her daycare class. She was hitting other kids, grabbing toys, and had trouble calming herself down. She was overwhelming staff and requiring too much of their time and energy. She was on the verge of being expelled. Every day care in […]

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We Can – And SHOULD – Do Better By Our Children


November 18, 2013

By Kelly White, CEO, Austin Children’s Shelter “A 19-year-old youth in our transitional living program tells his counselor he is hearing voices that are telling him to get a gun and hurt people.” “A recently-widowed 42-year-old father of two is found by his 5-year old – dead. The cause of death is still being investigated and […]

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