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Cameron County Children’s Advocacy Center/Monica’s and Maggie’s House

Cameron County Children’s Advocacy Center/Monica’s and Maggie’s House
1390 W. Expressway 83
San Benito, Texas 78586

Phone: 956-361-3313
Fax: 956-361-3393
http://www.cameroncountycac.com
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Last Updated: 10.7.2014 | Printer-friendly Version

Executive Director

Anna De La Cruz

Mission Statement

The mission of the Cameron County Children’s Advocacy Center is to advocate for and serve child victims of abuse through prevention, intervention, and treatment.

Operational Since: 2001
Annual CAC Budget: 500,000 - 999,999
Service Area: Multiple Counties: Cameron, Willacy
Community Characteristics: Mixed
CAC Model: Independent
Case Criteria: Sexual Abuse
Physical Abuse
Child Witness
Sexual and Physical Abuse
Ages of Children Served: 2 to 17
Average Number of Children Receiving First-time Core CAC Services Each Month: 60
Interagency Partners: Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services
Brownsville ISD Campus Police
Brownsville Police Department
Cameron County District Attorney’s Office
Cameron County Sheriff’s Department
Cameron County Constables
CAART- Child to Adult Abuse Response Team
Combes Police Department
Harlingen Police Department
La Feria Police Department
Laguna Vista Police Department
Los Fresnos Police Department
Palm Valley Police Department
Primera Police Department
Port Isabel ISD Campus Police
Port Isabel Police Department
Rancho Viejo Police Department
Raymondville Police Department
Rio Hondo Police Department
San Benito ISD Campus Police
San Benito Police Department
Santa Rosa Police Department
South Padre Island Police Department
Cameron County Juvenile Probation Department
Cameron County Adult Probation Department
Los Fresnos ISD Police Department
Interagency Partners Housed Onsite? No
Core Program Components/Services: Cases Reviewed by MDT
Forensic Interviews
Off-Site Sexual Assault Exams
On-Site Mental Health Services
Volunteer Program
Additional Services Provided: Assistance With Completion Of CVC Application
Court Accompaniment
Court School/Trial Preparation
Non-forensic Exams, Assessments, Consults, and/or Treatment
Rainbow Room-type Services
Referral for and/or Coordination of Other Social/Family Services
Training for Agency Partners and Community
Bilingual Counselor/Interviewer
Case Management/Tracking
Extended Forensic Assessments
Peer Review Community Education
Center Staff Positions and Time Staffed: Executive Director (fte)
Forensic Interviewers (2 fte)
Child Advocates (2 fte)
Community Educator/Liaison (fte)
Therapist (2 fte)
Facility Information: Monica’s House: Square footage: 2,240. A double wide portable classroom and single portable building located on a Brownsville ISD Middle school property which is easily accessible to Southern Cameron County and surrounding communities.
Maggie’s House: Square footage: 2,240. A double-wide and single portable classroom building located on a Cameron County School District property which is easily accessible to North Cameron County and surrounding communities.
Funding Sources: CDBG
Foundations
OVAG
Special Events
United Way
VOCA
Individual Donors
Civic Organizations
Juror’s Fees
Court Ordered Fees