COMMUNITY PARTNERS OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
In 2018 child abuse in Montgomery County resulted in 2 fatalities.
Each year in Montgomery County hundreds of children are confirmed as
abused and/or neglected. This includes physical, mental and/or sexual
abuse. In 2018 Montgomery County had 1,057 confirmed cases of abuse.
Many of those confirmed cases result in removal of the children from their
home environment ... 345 children in 2018.
Following are the statistics for the past 5 years for Montgomery County:
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Reported Abuse/Neglect 4,114 4,588 4,394 4,866 5,228
Confirmed Abuse/Neglect 567 503 605 807 1,057
% of Reported Cases 14% 11% 14% 17% 20%
Children Removed 200 161 200 283 345
% of Confirmed Cases 35% 32% 33% 35% 33%
Fatalities 1 0 4 3 2
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.
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