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UPCOMING EVENT​S​​​​
  • April 2017 - National Child Abuse Prevention Month​​
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PAST EVENTS​​
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  • ​​November 19th 2016 -  The Galveston County Adoption Day Event was held at the Justice Center. Many local organizations and County personnel worked together with families to successfully aid the adoption of 30 children. Various games and refreshments were provided by volunteers and children also had a chance to visit with Santa. The Children's Services Board was among the many sponsors for the event and helped fund the gift baskets give to each child adopted at the event.
 
  • August 13th 2016 - A Back to School Bash event for local foster children was held in La Marque at the Greater Barbour's Chapel Baptist Church. The purpose of the event was to provide children various services and information such as wellness/vision/dental screenings, hair cuts, safety guides, kids activities, school supplies and uniforms to those in need. In collaboration with the Jameson Center, the Board was a sponsor for the event's school uniforms and school supplies.
  • June 15th 2016 - A Transitional Living event was hosted by the Board at the DePelchin Children's Center in Houston. The purpose of the event was to provide information about the resources available to develop work skills and living options for teenage foster children once they age out of the foster care system. With the aid of CPS personnel the event had 25 foster children from the county in attendance.
  • April 2016 - National Child Abuse Prevention Month​​

The Board participated in various activitiesin support of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Several Board members received proclamations from their various areas of representation such as Dickinson, Friendswood, La Marque, League City, Santa Fe, Texas City and also through Commissioner's Court. The Board, along with CASA & CPS personnel, had their annual awareness ribbon-tying event at the Old Galveston County Courthouse's courtyard. Child abuse prevention presentations were given to various community groups and informational awareness materials were distributed to local schools and other organizations including various faith-based organizations and daycares with the County.

  • January 25-26th 2016 - Several Board members attended the Prevent Child Abuse Texas conference held in Dallas, TX. The Board members participated in the various training and informational sessions about child abuse prevention/intervention and intend to support an abuse prevention program to be implemented through the Child Advocacy Center in various schools.
  • November 21st 2015 - The annual Galveston County Adoption Day Event took place at the Justice Center. The Board sponsored the event's gift baskets given to the children adopted. Board members were also present for to observe the adoption ceremonies.​
  • October 2015 - Several Board Members attended the Human Trafficking Workshop held at the Moody Memorial ​Methodist Church.
  • ​​September 19th 2015 - A Foster Parenting Informational Meeting sponsored by the Board was held in Bacliff at the ​Bayshore Friends Church. The purpose of the meeting was to continue the Board's efforts to spread awareness of the need for foster parents through informed presentations from speakers within the foster care system.
  • ​​August 12th 2015 - Board members attended the Children's Protective Services Commissioner's Meeting held at the Children's Advocacy Center in Galveston. The CPS State Commissioner Judge Specia was present to speak with CPS staff and guests.
  • ​​August 4th 2015 - A Summer Foster Children Event was hosted by the Board along with the Children's Protective ​Services employees that serve the County. The children were treated to lunch and games at the Putt Putt Funhouse in Webster.
  • ​​May 2nd 2015 - A Foster Parenting Awareness Workshop & Breakfast sponsored by the Board was held in La Marque at the Greater Barbour's Chapel Baptist Church. The purpose of this workshop was to raise awareness of the need for foster parents in the community and to gain a better understanding of the roles of the various foster care agencies.
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  • ​March 31st 2015 -  ​​The Commissioners' Court of Galveston County, along with the Children's Services Board, issued a Proclamation that April be acknowledged as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month within the County. 
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  • February 23-24th 2015 - The 29th annual Prevent Child Abuse Texas (PCAT) Conference was held in Las Colinas, Texas. Four Board members were in attendance and participated in training sessions on various topics including ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences), child abuse prevention/intervention legislation and the ongoing dangers of social media towards children and youth. 
  • November 22nd 2014 - The annual Galveston County National Adoption Day event was held at the Justice Center. The Board sponsored the event's gift baskets for children that were adopted and several Board members were present for the court proceedings and many activities.
  • ​​September 12th 2014 - The Texas Council of Children's Welfare Boards (TCCWB) held their annual Awards Ceremony in Austin. Our Board nominated former Board Vice-Chair Melissa Williams for Volunteer of the Year.
  • June 18th, 19th & 20th 2014 -  The Keeping Infants and Toddlers Safe (KITS) Conference hosted by the Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston​
  • ​March 22nd 2014 - Foster Children Orientation at the Financial Aid Conference on the College of the Mainland Campus
  • ​January 9​th​ 2014 - I​n a partnership between the Mainland Morning Quilt Guild, the ​Children's Services ​​Board of ​Galveston ​County and Child ​Protective Services, ​CPS workers accepted several pillow slips to be given to children assisted as they are placed in foster care.
  • Pictured from left to right: CSB Members Tillie Henson, Brenda Weber, Charity Eames, Evelyn Garland, CPS Supervisor Debra Ross, CSB Chair Jeanette Elias, CSB Member Jean Sargent and Galveston County Director of Community Services Connie Nicholson
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La Marque Bayou Fest

 

Mounting Horizons Health Fair

 

McKinney Memorial Festival

 

La Marque Bayou Fest

 

La Marque Bayou Fest

 

CCISD Creative Minds Fair

 

Santa Fe HS Community Fair

 

Santa Fe HS Community Fair

 

25th Annual Child Abuse
Prevention Conference

 

Santa Fe HS Community Fair

 

League City Softball Opening Day

 

League City Softball Opening Day

 

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