Child Advocates of Fort Bend is a nonprofit agency serving child victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect through two nationally-affiliated programs: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC). Started in 1991, it is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016 having served over 14,000 children ages birth – 18+ years old over these years. Its mission is to: Provide a Voice, Heal The Hurt and Break the Cycle of Abuse and Neglect for Children in Fort Bend County.
With a staff of 35 professionals, volunteer corps of 200 child advocate volunteers and collaborations with 40 partner agencies, it is consistently ranked as the “best practices” model for the investigation, treatment, advocacy and prevention of child abuse. It employs a Multi-Disciplinary Team approach and practices trauma-focused, evidence-based practices. Child Advocates of Fort Bend is community supported, public/private partnership that provides all its services at no cost.
Child Advocates of Fort Bend was voted Best Charity by readers of the Sugar Land Sun in 2016.