COMMUNITY PARTNERS OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Reported Abuse/Neglect 3,736 4,114 4,588 4,394 4,866
Confirmed Abuse/Neglect 624 567 503 605 807
% of Reported Cases 17% 14% 11% 14% 17%
Children Removed 230 200 161 200 283
% of Confirmed Cases 37% 35% 32% 33% 35%
Fatalities 1 1 0 4 3
Helping Community Children Who Need it Most
CPMC provides new, critical items for children in CPS care, which include, but are not limited to, children's clothing of all sizes, lice shampoo, diapers, hygiene items, baby bottles, formula, temporary bedding, child safety items, snacks, juices, stuffed animals, etc. These items are stocked in the "Rainbow Room" located in the CPS offices in Conroe, TX. This provides the CPS Caseworkers full access to the items
on a 24/7 basis.
Other significant events in CPMC's history:
Republican Women Organizations
The CPMC organization was formed in 1997. The Rainbow Room was set up and stocked in early 1998 in the CPS offices in Conroe, TX in a 12' x 15' vacant office. Laura Bush, who was the First Lady of Texas at that time, was the featured guest at the grand opening on February 12, 1998. Mrs. Bush was also instrumental in starting the first Community Partners organization in Dallas.
HELPING CPS AND APS WITH SHORT TERM NEEDS OF ABUSED AND NEGLECTED IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TEXAS
Each year in Montgomery County, hundreds of children are confirmed as abused and/or neglected. This includes physical, mental, and/or sexual abuse. In 2017, Montgomery County had 807 confirmed cases of abuse. Many of those cases resulted in children being removed from their home environment . . . 283 children in 2017 . . . with 3 fatalities resulting from child abuse!
Following are the Montgomery County, Texas statistics for the past 5 years:
Community Partners of Montgomery County is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that provides basic need items through the Rainbow Room for Child Protective Services (CPS) and Adult Protective Services (APS) caseworkers to meet the short-term needs of abused and neglected children (and adults) throughout Montgomery County, Texas.