The mission of the Austin Child Guidance Center is to improve the mental health of children and their families through early intervention, diagnosis and treatment to help them develop the emotional skills to face life’s challenges.
“We appreciate the sincere help and efforts given us through ACGC. I do believe seeds have been planted which will help our daughter later in life.”
“I got to express everything I got inside with someone I can trust really a lot.”
“Our experience here has been phenomenal. Everyone was so kind and respectful! My son asks about when we are coming back every week, he truly looks forward to it”
% Low-Income Families
% Children Making Progress On Goals
% Clients Satisfied With Services
# Children Served Since 1951
The Austin Travis County Suicide Prevention Coalition is providing this information to you as a courtesy. This volunteer group of Austin and Travis County community members is working to successfully implement the Austin Travis County Plan for Suicide Prevention : Guidelines for Suicide Prevention which was submitted to Mayor Will Wynn in August 2005
Children may not talk about their feelings about the death of someone they knew. They may hold back feelings because they are so overwhelming and thus appear not to be affected.
The first step in helping abused children is learning to recognize the symptoms of child abuse. Although child abuse is divided into four types — physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse