BRaZORIA COUNTY ALLIANCE FOR CHILDREN, INC.

BCAC Staff

Brazoria County Alliance for Children (BCAC) employs a staff of experienced professionals dedicated to serving the needs of abused and neglected children and their families. Services include conducting forensic interviews and assessments, therapy medical exams, child, family and court advocacy, and the provision of victim’s assistance as well as mental health services.

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Kristi Belluomini

The Executive Director provides oversight and direction to the planning, development and management of the daily operations of Brazoria County Alliance for Children as well as supervising administrative and program staff.

The Program Director serves as a member of the Executive Management Team and provides direction and oversight to the Forensic Interview, Medical Exam and Mental Health Therapy programs as well as the supervision of staff and volunteers within these departments.  

Maggie O'Connor

Andrea Elliott

The Lead Family Advocate provides direction and oversight of the Family Advocate services.  This position ensures the continuity of contact and services to family members in order to provide information and assistance throughout the investigative process.  

The Director of Therapy assesses the child's cognitive, development, emotional, and social status of each child. Once an assessment is made the therapist discusses interventions and a care plan to lead a child to hope and healing from their tragedy.

Bianca Cotton

Jerry Lyons

The Multi-Disciplinary Team Liaison is responsible for maintaining & developing relationships with various team members, providing training for team members and first responders involving Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention, assisting with community outreach, assisting with development of team policies, procedures and protocols and coordinating case reviews and meetings.  

Leah Potoski

The Forensic Interviewer conducts forensic interviews and participates as part of the multi-disciplinary team on child abuse cases and assists with the recommendation of therapy and medical exams for clients.

Mindy griffin

The Family Advocate maintains continuous contact with the family in order to provide assistance throughout the course of the investigation.  They also provide referrals for medical exams, therapy and other social services as needed.  Family Advocates provide court accompaniment for children and their families if the case enters into a criminal trial.  They also monitor case progress and provide crisis intervention, education and support to clients and their non-offending caregivers.

Open Position

The Forensic Interviewer conducts forensic interviews and participates as part of the multi-disciplinary team on child abuse cases and assists with the recommendation of therapy and medical exams for clients.

Maria Zarate

The Program Assistant coordinates the intake process with Law Enforcement and Child Protective Services (scheduling and coordinating appointments). This position also provides assistance to non-offending caregivers in completing and submitting appropriate paperwork and educates family members about additional Crime Victims resources.

Bailey Ellis

The Finance Director provides financial oversight and direction to the planning, development and management of the daily operations of

Executive Director

Program Director

Lead Family Advocate

Director of Therapy

Multi-Disciplinary Team Liaison

Forensic Interviewer

Family Advocate

Forinsic Interiewer/ Family Advocate

Program Assistant

Finance Director/ Family Advocate