Tag Archive: child abuse

Nov 27 2013

Bags, Boots and Bingo helps children

This year’s Bags, Boots and Bingo fund-raiser for the Martin House Child Advocate Center was a success thanks to the caring citizens of Gregg and Harrison counties. The center’s Executive Director Roxanne reports there were 74 more people in attendance bringing the total to 194, and many of them were men. The facility’s workers are …

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Nov 05 2013

Bingo benifits victims

“Bags, Boots and Bingo” is a fun and uniquely effective fund raiser supporting the Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison counties. On Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. the event will he held at the East Texas Builders’ Association Event Center at 2023 Alpine Road in Longview, and will …

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Apr 10 2012

Preventing abuse

Roxanne Stevenson

The Martin House Childrens’ Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison counties serves East Texas as a non-profit facility dedicated to helping victims, aged 3 to 17, of abuse. Children who have been mistreated and their non-offending relatives can receive counseling and referral services at no cost. The Center also works with law enforcement, child protective …

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Nov 16 2011

Report child abuse

The Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) created the award-winning multi-media project, “The Little Voice – Recognizing Child Abuse and Your Duty to Report It,” to raise awareness about our statutory obligation in Texas to report child abuse. The importance cannot be stressed enough:  four children die every day from abuse, and 13,700 children are abused …

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