Friends of The Children’s Center, Inc. (Friends) is a membership society supporting the mission, vision, core values, programs and needs of children and families served by the organization. Friends are organized in each of the geographic areas served by the organization. Friends support the strengthening of services to better meet needs in their communities. Friends support Galveston Island, the Bay Area – Clear Lake, Mainland Galveston County, the Houston Metropolitan area, the Beaumont area, the Corpus Christi area and the Rio Grande Valley area.
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.