Texas Regional Office
Do your holiday shopping at Barnes & Noble Arboretum store on Saturday, Nov. 30 or Sunday, Dec. 1 and a percentage of the proceeds will benefit the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Texas Regional Office.
Buy a latte, a Nook, cards, gift items, books…they all count! See event details below, look for our Facebook page, and don’t forget to tell the cashiers you want to support the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
Saturday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m.
It’s a special storytime! Local author Starr Burgess will read her first book “Counselor Dynamite: Twas the Day Before Christmas Break.” Counselor Dynamite’s mission: to serve and protect children and support staff members in schools everywhere.
Sunday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m.
Hats Off to Grinch Day! Grinch Day launches the “25 Days of Grinch-mas,” a campaign encouraging children to “grow their hearts three sizes” by doing one good deed each day.
Can’t attend the bookfairs?
Anyone can support us online - even after the bookfairs!
Visit BN.COM/bookfairs to support us online from 11/30/13 to 12/06/13. Don’t forget to enter Bookfair ID 11238391 at checkout.
Child protection education and prevention
NCMEC's Texas office provides prevention education and training to help keep the children of Texas safer. The regional office uses its location in the capital of Austin to provide assistance to families, law enforcement, and other public officials concerning missing and exploited children.
The Texas office also provides:
- Prevention education for families and educators.
- Law enforcement and prosecutor education.
- Partnerships with human trafficking prevention and awareness stakeholders.
Safer Texas PSA Contest
Watch the 2013 Safer Texas PSA contest winners and learn more about participating in 2014 by visiting the Safer Texas PSA website.
The Texas office has developed a large number of collaborative partners and is proud of each partner's efforts in support of NCMEC's mission. In addition to multiple law enforcement agencies and school districts, key partners include:
- Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas.
- County and District Attorney Association.
- Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces.
- Office of the Attorney General.
- Office of the Governor.
- Project Safe Childhood.
- Texas CASA.
- Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
- Texas Department of Public Safety.
- Texas PTA.
- Texas Victim Assistance Coalition.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Texas Regional Office
8668 Spicewood Springs Road
Austin, TX 78759-4391
Visit the official website of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®'s Texas regional office.