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​For information about the various resources and services provided by organizations
within Galveston County and the surrounding area, please view:​
​2015-16 GC Children and Youth Services Directory

​​​​For information and local contacts regarding foster care and adoption, please view:

​​​Child Welfare Information Gateway Prevent Child Abuse America
Site provides resources on child abuse prevention, protecting children from risk of abuse and strengthening families. Site provides information about the national campaign to prevent child abuse and techniques on preventing abuse of children.​venting​​


ESCAPE Family Resource Center Help For Parents / Hope For Kids
Site provides information on the effects of child abuse in the community and parenting classes that are available in Houston area. Site provides information about detecting child abuse, reporting child abuse and the foster care system.​​
​​​National Fatherhood Initiative
Texas Dept. of Family & Protective Services
Site provides helpful information for fathers to gain fathers' rights and opportunities to parent their children. Site provides information about detecting child abuse, reporting child abuse and the foster care system.
Texas Health & Human Services Commission​​
​Texas Dept. of State Health
Site provides information on Medicaid, CHIP​ (Children's Health Insurance Program) and Food Stamps for Texas children and families.
Site provides information on medical services, WIC, newborn screenings and other available services for families and children provided by the State.​