Texas Department of Family and Protective Services terminates contract with The Children’s Shelter ‘for convenience’
Children in the custody of the state are no longer allowed to be housed at The Children’s Shelter after the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services terminated its contract with the shelter for its General Residential Operation.
‘My grandson died thinking he wasn’t loved’: Grandmother uses her loved one’s story to help stop child abuse
Patty Ojeda says her grandson, Josiah Williams, would be 14 years old now if he hadn’t died at the age of 5 from abuse and neglect at the hands of his father, step-mother and step-grandmother, who are all serving prison time.
KSAT Community to host Child Abuse Awareness Town Hall Wednesday
KSAT Community to host Child Abuse Awareness Town Hall WednesdayPublished: July 28, 2020, 9:12 amTo help prevent child abuse during COVID-19, KSAT12 will be airing a KSAT Community Child Abuse Awareness Town Hall on Wednesday, July 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. along with a resource phone bank with The Children’s Shelter. A panel of experts (names are shown below in the graphic) will answer questions live and viewers can learn the signs of abuse, how to report it and where to seek help.
COVID-19 outbreak reaches The Childrens Shelter in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS A outbreak of COVID-19 at The Childrens Shelter in San Antonio has led to new precautions. Officials with the shelter said 11 children and four staff members have tested positive. Anais Biera-Miracle is the chief public relations officer for the shelter, which is located off Woodlawn. The outbreak began on July 15 when two children began to experience a fever. RELATED: COVID-19 hospitalizations declining in San Antonio, Bexar CountyBiera-Miracle said thats when cases began to increase.