BCFS in the Kerrville, TX Daily Times

Agencies raise awareness of child abuse, neglect

Kellie Early, president of the Kerr County Child Services Board, said the 355 ribbon placards on the county courthouse need to be reduced. Each ribbon represents a child who was impacted by abuse or neglect in Kerr County in 2015, according to county statistics.

“We haven’t been seeing that number go down in recent years,” said Kellie Early, president of the Kerr County Child Services Board. “It’s increasing, and that’s partly because of the drug problem we have in Kerr County. Every time there’s a drug bust, they’re calling Child Protective Services to get the kids.”

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Kerr County Interagency Network opens central office

At least 45 service groups in the area can now reference clients to other community organizations all under one roof, thanks to the Kerr County Interagency Network.

On Tuesday, members of the network gathered at the BCFS Hill Country Resource Center on East Main Street to celebrate its official opening.

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