Child Advocacy Center opens new office

Gilmer – The Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center in Winnsboro has opened a satellite office in Gilmer.

The center provides a safe haven for children to share their stories of abuse with counselors and investigators. Staff members work with law enforcement officials to aid with investigations.

The center serves eight area counties, including Delta, Hopkins, Rains and Wood counties; and has so far served more than 4,800 children between the ages of 2 and 17.