Big Dream Grand Opening

Celebrate the opening of ChildSafe’s Harvey E. Najim Children & Family Center with a week of family-friendly events!

Check the schedule of events below.

August 1-8

Location: 3730 IH-10 East, San Antonio, TX 78220 (IH-10E at Houston St.)

Generously sponsored by

U.S. Bancorp

Valero • H-E-B • Whataburger
Guido Construction Company • Overland Partners

All American Excavation, Inc. • Big State Electric • Curtis Hunt Restorations, Inc. • T & D Moravits & Co • Turner Roofing Co., Inc.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

10:00–11:00am ChildSafe Services Panel
Meet ChildSafe program directors and learn about the unique services we provide to Bexar County’s abused children and their protective caregivers.


11:00am–12:00pm Campus Tour with ChildSafe Executive Staff

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3Family Fun Day

9:00am Health & Wellness Booths / Snacks / Fun Family Activities


9:30am–1:30pm DJ Mayhem


9:30am Move.Fit.Live
Warm-up to fun exercises and discussion on health and fitness


9:30am Free Child ID / Fingerprinting


9:30am Presentation: Adventure Therapy
Learn how ChildSafe helps families heal together from trauma.


10:00am–12:00pm Meet & Greet: Bishop & Yeti
Meet ChildSafe’s therapy dogs and learn from their owners, Anne and Becky, about PAWS for Service.


10:00–11:00am Campus Tour with ChildSafe Executive Staff


10:00am Sustainability Demonstration
Enjoy a special tour with our Chief Facility Officer and learn how we designed this new campus to meet certain objectives such as protecting occupant health; improving employee productivity; using energy, water, and other resources more efficiently; and reducing our overall impact to the environment.


10:00am Whataburger Games & Activities


10:00am Presentation: Brighton Center
Learn about available resources and support for your child.


10:00am–12:00pm DOCUmation Children’s Face Painting
Taught by Nancy Scantland


10:00am Valero Children’s Story Time
By Carver Library


10:30am Davis-Scott Family YMCA Activities


10:30am Presentation: Adventure Therapy
Learn how ChildSafe helps families heal together from trauma.


10:30am–1:30pm Lunch by H-E-B
Hotdogs, chips, cookies, and water


11:30am Move.Fit.Live
Two 20-minute activity sessions
One 10-minute health/fitness discussion


1:00pm Native American Heritage Awareness


1:00pm Presentation: Adventure Therapy
Learn how ChildSafe helps families heal together from trauma.


1:00pm Sustainability Demonstration
Enjoy a special tour with our Chief Facility Officer and learn how we designed this new campus to meet certain objectives such as: protecting occupant health; improving employee productivity; using energy, water, and other resources more efficiently; and reducing our overall impact to the environment.


1:00pm Davis-Scott Family YMCA Activities


1:00pm Presentation: River & Creek
By San Antonio River Authority


1:00–2:30pm Netsmartz for Kids
Learn the latest statistics, online resources, and expert tips to educate, engage, and empower children to be safer online and offline. Contains age appropriate tips, thought-provoking discussions, as well as candid, practical advice.


2:00–3:00pm Valero Children’s Story Time
By Carver Library

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6

9:00am Campus Tour with ChildSafe Executive Staff


5:30pm Campus Tour with ChildSafe President & CEO

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8

9:00am Whataburger Resource Room Setup
Meet and thank the Whataburger volunteers as they stock our Resource Room with clothes, toys, stuffed animals, and personal hygiene products for ChildSafe clients.


10:00am–11:30am Meet & Greet: Yeti
Meet ChildSafe’s therapy dog and hear from owners Becky about PAWS for Service.


10:00am Whataburger Children’s Story Time
Sponsored by Whataburger with snacks & volunteers


10:00–11:30am Netsmartz for Parents
Learn the latest statistics, online resources, and expert tips to educate, engage, and empower children to be safer online and offline. Contains age appropriate tips and thought-provoking discussions as well as candid, practical advice.


11:30am–12:30pm Campus Tour with ChildSafe Executive Staff
For Netsmartz parents that want to see facility


11:30am–12:30pm Presentation: Guardians of the Children
Meet the staff and learn to recognize and react to child abuse and educate the public to do the same.

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