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News from The Tree House CAC -  August 2020


Preparing For the Fall 2020 School Year 

The Montgomery County Public School system has confirmed virtual learning will continue for the Fall 2020 semester until January 29th, 2020, or until state and local health officials deem it is safe for students to return to the classrooms in-person. When the pandemic first began, and schools closed back in March, many families were concerned about the lack of technology and resources available for their children. Montgomery County Public Schools will provide Chromebooks, and WiFi hotspots for all students who need them. Please refer to your child's school for more information.

Read more about MCPS Recovery Plan

Additional Resources for Parents/Caregivers 

Source: The Children Assessment Center - Houston-Harris County


The Tree House CAC is Working to Keep our

Clients and Staff Safe as We Return Back to the Office


Here is How You Can Help!

The Tree House CAC is dedicated to reducing trauma and promoting healing for child and adolescent victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and/or neglect through the services we provide. We serve the Montgomery County area and all our services are free of charge. 
Due to COVID-19 our facility has been closed for the past few months. That means several children were not afforded the opportunity to tell their story in a child-friendly environment, and probably had to repeat their account of the abuse multiple times. As we approach the Fall 2020 school year, the number of cases we 
receive will most likely increase. 

In order to reopen our doors to our clients, we have to ensure the safety of all involved. That includes equipping staff and clients with proper personal protection equipment. 

Please support  the Tree House CAC by donating to our COVID-19 Relief Fund. Your donation will purchase essential items, such as masks, face shields, exam gowns, gloves, hand sanitizer, and cleaning supplies, and ensure our staff and clients remain safe from COVID-19.

$25 Provides a bundle of face mask for clients and staff 

$35 Provides a bundle of face shields or a pack of hand sanitizers 

$50 Provides a bundle of medical gowns 

$100 Provides cleaning supplies for the month or physician exam supplies 

Other Ways to Support the Tree House CAC 

A Special Thank You!

The Tree House CAC would like to extend a special thank you to Ben Hein and The Shady Grove Presbyterian Church family for holding a fundraiser this past month to benefit the mission of the Tree House. 

The Shady Grove Presbyterian Church was able to surpass their goal and raise $7,630.23 for the Tree House. We are extremely grateful for their support and hard work coordinating this fundraiser. 


Notice: The Tree House CAC is currently looking for a videographer to assist with our video content needs, if you or anyone you know is interested in supporting us in the effort of joining the virtual community, please email us at rebecca.dessalines@montgomerycountymd.gov or contact@treehousemd.org

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As Always, 

Thank you for your Time and Support! 

Stay Safe! Stay Healthy! 


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