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Contact Information
Mailing Address
2424 Kent Street
Bryan, Texas 77802

Phone
(979) 703-8813

Fax
(979) 822-0608

Email
info@scottyshouse.org

Report Child Abuse
1-800-252-5400


Our Mission
Scotty's House is the Child Advocacy Center of the Brazos Valley. Founded in 1995, it is our mission to provide safety, healing and justice for children victimized by abuse through professional assessment, counseling and education in a compassionate and collaborative approach.
Summer New Volunteer OrientationSummer New Volunteer Orientation

We had a wonderful time at our New Volunteer Orientation training on June 14! In attendance were: Andrea Earwood, Caroline Wied, Cerrina Rodriguez, Cryss Arkenberg, Dorian Solis, Ehi Idoko, Kaleigh Connors, Karina Jalapa, Kyle Hughes, Mackenzie Middlebrook, Makayla Stebbins, Nikko Baez, Sarah Robinson, Sheena Cherukara, and Stanley Kratchman. Welcome aboard everyone!

Calling All Superheroes!!!Calling All Superheroes!!!

Join our legion of superheroes! New Volunteer Orientation is Thursday, June 14.

Want to be a hero to an abused child, but not sure if volunteering is right for you? Do you have questions about the different volunteer opportunities available at Scotty's House? Then register today for our next New Volunteer Orientation on June 14. Registration is required. Come learn about Scotty's House and the services we provide to children and families in the Brazos Valley, and hear about the volunteer opportunities we offer.

For more information, or to register, please email Melanie at mscarpace@scottyshouse.org, or call (979) 703-8813. You can also visit the volunteer/intern section of our website here: https://www.scottyshouse.org/Volunteers.aspx.

Don't wait to register for training - there are only a few spots left in our upcoming class.

Meet Our New MAV VolunteersMeet Our New MAV Volunteers

On Wednesda, April 11, we welcomed five new Medical Accompaniment Volunteers to our team. They are: Ike Anyakee, Katelyn Childs, Nicole Fournier, Hala Gibson, and Kara Mushrush. Also pictured is Scotty's House Counseling Coordinator, Jeff Bowman.
These volunteers assist Baylor Scott & White staff to help make the forensic exam process less stressful for child clients and their families.

2018 Pinwheel Gardens2018 Pinwheel Gardens

Thank you to The Eagle for joining us as we "planted" the ninth annual Pinwheel Garden yesterday!

"April is recognized nationally as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Monday two pin wheel gardens were "planted" by members of Scotty's House, Brazos County Child Welfare Board, and Voices For Children, along with volunteers from Kappa Alpha theta. There is one in Bryan and one in College Station. You can view photos of the gardens here:

http://www.theeagle.com/gallery/news/child-abuse-prevention-month-pinwheel-garden/collection_74b39e12-36ca-11e8-a0f5-f77af3f8110f.html"

2018 Child Abuse Prevention Month Activities2018 Child Abuse Prevention Month Activities

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Scotty’s House recognizes this month as an opportunity to raise awareness of the tragedies of child abuse and neglect, and in doing so we hope to brighten the future for generations to come. This month-long observance engages the Brazos Valley community to show support and concern for our most vulnerable citizens.

The following is a list of events planned for Child Abuse Prevention Month:

Monday, April 2
10:00am Pinwheel Gardens
Scotty’s House, Brazos County Child Welfare Board, and Voices for Children (CASA), along with representatives from Kappa Alpha Theta, will “plant” the ninth annual Pinwheel Garden on the lawn at Prosperity Bank, located at 2807 South Texas Avenue in Bryan. An additional garden will be “planted” in College Station, at the office of the Brazos County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3 located at 1500 George Bush Drive. Dedication ceremonies will be held during the events. The Pinwheel Gardens will remain planted during the month of April.

Tuesday, April 3
10:30am Washington County Blue Ribbon Ceremony
The Washington County Blue Ribbon Ceremony will be dedicated at 10:30am at the Washington County Courthouse in Brenham, with a reception directly following.

1:00pm Burleson County Blue Ribbon Tree
The Burleson County Blue Ribbon Ceremony will be dedicated at 1:00pm at the Burleson County Annex in Caldwell, with a reception directly following.

Wednesday, April 4
10:30am Madison County Blue Ribbon Ceremony
The Madison County Blue Ribbon Ceremony will be dedicated at 10:30am at the Madison County Courthouse in Madisonville, with a reception directly following.

1:00pm Leon County Blue Ribbon Ceremony
The Leon County Blue Ribbon Ceremony will be held at 1:00pm at the Leon County Courthouse in Centerville, with a reception directly following.

3:00pm Robertson County Blue Ribbon Ceremony
The Robertson County Blue Ribbon Ceremony will be held at 3:00pm at the Robertson County Courthouse in Franklin, with a reception directly following.

Thursday, April 5
10:00am Grimes County Blue Ribbon Ceremony
The Grimes County Blue Ribbon Ceremony will be held at 10:00am at the Grimes County Law Enforcement Center in Anderson, with a reception directly following.

1:00pm Brazos County Blue Ribbon Ceremony
The Brazos County Blue Ribbon Ceremony will be held 1:00pm at the Bryan Police Department, with a reception directly following.

Friday, April 6
Texas Go Blue Day
Thousands of Texans will wear blue, the official color of prevention, to show their support for children. Make sure to snap a photograph and use the hashtag #NCAPM2018 to show your support and emphasize the critical importance of preventing child abuse and/or neglect, and keeping children safe! Join us and GO BLUE!

Spring 2018 Family Care Volunteer Training Spring 2018 Family Care Volunteer Training

On Monday, March 19, we held our Spring 2018 Family Care Volunteer Training and welcomed 17 new members to our team! Pictured are: Madison Artale, Kelsey Bond, Emily Daily, Haley Davidson, Emmy Demaris, Nicole Fournier, Anna Gibson, Graham Goodnight, Raquel Hazbun, Melanie Mattil, Corpus McKay, Kara Newton, Brooke Seeker, Nathan Smith, Kathryn Turtura, Catherine Walker, and Kelsey Webb.

Also in attendance were interns Katelyn Childs, Alex Pollard, and Ashley Upchurch.

We would like to thank Detective Amaya with the City of Bryan Police Department, and Madison Gressett and Flor Rodriguez of CPS for participating in our investigations panel during training. We appreciate your continued support of our program!

Spring New Volunteer Orientation Spring New Volunteer Orientation

We held our Spring New Volunteer Orientation Tuesday night, February 13. Our new volunteers are: Ike Anyakee, Madison Artale, Kelsey Bond, Katelyn Childs, Emily Daily, Haley Davidson, Emmy Demaris, Nicole Fournier, Anna Gibson, Graham Goodnight, Raquel Hazbun, Swati Iyer, Marissa Kucienba, Melanie Mattil, Corpus McKay, Ellen Moritz, Chace Murphy, Kara Mushrush, Brooke Seeker, Nathan Smith, Catherine Walker, and Kelsey Webb. Welcome to the team, guys!

New Volunteer OrientationNew Volunteer Orientation

Be a buddy to an abused child. Become a Scotty's House volunteer.

Our volunteers have a direct impact on the lives of our community's most vulnerable victims. From greeting child clients and their families at our facility to helping with fundraisers and awareness activities, we need your help. Volunteers make such a difference in the lives of the children and families who come to Scotty’s House. With your support, we can continue to provide safety, healing, and justice for children victimized by abuse.

New Volunteer Orientation is Tuesday, February 13. Registration is required.

Visit https://www.scottyshouse.org/Volunteers.aspx for more information or to submit a volunteer application. You can also call Melanie at (979) 703-8813.

Holiday ClosingHoliday Closing

Scotty's House will be closed Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

If you have an emergency, please call your local law enforcement.

If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, please call 1-800-252-5400.

2017 Volunteer Awards Lunch2017 Volunteer Awards Lunch

On Wednesday, December 6, Scotty's House staff and board members gathered to honor our amazing team of volunteers and to thank them for their service and commitment to Scotty's House and the children and families we serve. We also recognized Hanna Rivers (right) as our Volunteer of the Year, and Kristina Walters as our Spirit of Volunteerism Awards recipients.
** If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, it is your responsibility to make a report to the Texas Child Abuse Hotline at 1.800.252.5400. **

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