Our mission is to help by providing funds used to assist children in need with a safe environment and the assistance needed to have a healthy and happy childhood. We assist the children in foster care through the counseling and legal assistance throughout their case along with defraying various incidental costs for clothing and health care. We support the investigative and family based services that are provided by Children’s Protective Services. Through the Children’s Services Board we offer community outreach and educational services directed toward other needs of the children of Galveston County.
The Child Welfare Fund represents Galveston County’s contribution to the health, welfare and safety of abused and neglected children. The Children’s Services Board, on behalf of the County, oversees several of Children’s Protective Services programs and services that assist abused and neglected children in our County. In addition to ensuring that children who enter the judicial system have a safe home environment and adequate clothing and health care, the Board funds emergency placement of children in temporary care and provides resources for counseling and legal assistance to ensure the rights of children are protected. The Children’s Services Board also provides community outreach services and education designed to reduce the incidence of neglect and child abuse and raise awareness within Galveston County.