Serving Youth And Families For

Nearly 145 Years

The Children’s Center, Inc. was created through merger of the Galveston Children’s Home, the Lasker House, the Albertine Yeager Children’s Home and the Youth Crisis Center of Galveston. Its legacy dates to 1878. Spanning three centuries of service to children, youth and families, the organization began as orphan’s homes and has transitioned into a human rights and social justice organization dedicated to providing safety, housing and mentoring for those who are abandoned, abused, neglected and exploited.

In 1878, The Galveston Children’s Home was founded.

Vision

In 2023, The Children’s Center, Inc. will celebrate 145 years of continuous service. it provides a trauma-focused continuum of caring, providing safety, housing and mentoring for children, youth and families, who are survivors of abandonment, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. It serves the Texas Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Mexico and provides prevention and intervention services through outreach in Mexico and Central America.

Mission

The Children’s Center, Inc. is engaged in changing and saving lives through rescue, nurture and empowerment of children, youth and families in a quality continuum of caring that facilitates achievement of satisfying living opportunities.

Philosophy

The Children’s Center, Inc. promotes the use of evidence-based and evidence-informed philosophy and technology in its programs and services that include trauma informed care, trauma focused – cognitive behavior therapy, positive principles of applied behavior analysis, positive youth development and harm reduction practices.

The Children’s Center, Inc. will soon celebrate 145 years servicing a trauma-focused continuum of caring, providing safety, housing, and mentoring for children, youth and families, who are survivors of abandonment, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. It serves the Texas Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Mexico and provides prevention and intervention services through outreach in Mexico and Central America.

Contact

Corporate Office
PO Box 58545
Houston, TX
77258-8545

Support

Your donation helps us provide meals, beds and shelter, supplies, and so much more.

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