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Giving Kids a Lift How DePelchin Children's Center Helps Houston's Most Vulnerable This article originally appeared in TMC News http://www.tmc.edu/news/2018/04/depelchin-childrens-center-giving-kids-lift/ By Alexandra Becker April 03, 2018 The little boy arrived with a human bite mark on his cheek. It was deep. He was so frightened he refused to utter a ...

In 2017, there were 6,551 children who were reported victims of child abuse in Harris County. We invite you to stand with us for these 6,551 children and raise awareness about Child Abuse Prevention Month. How do I get involved?

HOUSTON – The Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl presented a check for $185,000 to DePelchin Children’s Center today, breaking last year’s single-year donation record and pushing the overall financial contribution to nearly $1.4 million since the game’s inception. The donation came from the proceeds of the 2017 edition of ...

What is trauma-informed care? Trauma-informed care is a treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. It emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for children and parents. At its core, trauma-informed care helps children rebuild a sense of control and empowerment while ...

DePelchin's families come in all shapes and sizes. They are single, or married, same sex or traditional, working or retired. They are renters or homeowners, have children of their own or no parenting experience. What they all share is a genuine desire to care for children and the ability to ...

HOUSTON (December 4, 2017) – DePelchin Children’s Center is proud to announce Julie Crowe, Vice President of Prevention and Early Intervention Services, received the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) 2017 Outstanding Leadership Award at its annual conference in San Antonio This award recognizes professionals who have had significant ...

On this Giving Tuesday, we give thanks for you!  Your belief in our mission makes it possible for us to find loving families for children.Because of your generous support, 124 children have found their forever homes this year.  These precious children are are no longer waiting in the Texas foster ...

DePelchin is constantly working to remind our communities that the tragic issue of child abuse is very real – and we need their help to stop it. As people in the community, you are the first eyes and ears in situations and you also play a large part in recognizing ...

There are many misconceptions about becoming a foster parent or adopting from foster care. We made this infographic to dispel some of the misinformation out there about foster care and to bring you the facts. We invite you to learn more about becoming a foster parent or starting your foster ...