Our Mission & Vision
Hope of South Texas
About the Organization
In January 2002, the children’s advocacy component of Hope of South Texas, Inc was established. The 501 (c)(3) organization was established to assist in combating child abuse by partnering with: Law Enforcement Agencies, Texas Department of Family & Protective Services – Children’s Protective Investigations, District Attorneys, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, and Mental Health Professionals.
Hope of South Texas is a proud of the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, which is the most developed statewide children’s advocacy membership association in the nation. Hope of South Texas, as an associate member of Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, is on its path to becoming an accredited member of the National Children’s Alliance.
Staff & Leadership
Hope of South Texas is comprised of a team of qualified professionals with a vast knowledge of child protection, child abuse identification and prevention, and child development.
Hope of South Texas Clinical Team are dedicated to staying up to date on training and education specific to dealing with trauma. Clinical staff will provide trauma treatment that best fits the needs of each individual. Current treatments include, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI), Eye movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Shelby Coleman, LPC-Associate
Clinical Team Manager Outreach Coordinator
Board of Directors
Captain Eline Moya
Certified Financial Planner, Retired – Wells Fargo
Capt. Eline Moya
Victoria Police Department
Constance Filley Johnson
Victoria County District Attorney
Prosperity Bank Center President
1st Community Bank, Vice President
Dr Ruth Constant
Ruth Constant and Associates
Investigations Supervisor, Child Protective Investigations