Austin Child Guidance Center is a local non-profit that provides mental health services to children on a sliding fee scale. They are hosting the annual Austin Icons Benefit Concert on Sept. 28th.

They are still looking for bite size dessert donations.

Since 1951, Austin Child Guidance Center has been helping youth under 18 and their families gain the emotional skills to meet life’s challenges. Our sliding fee scale helps children and families from all income levels access the professional, high-quality services they need and deserve.

  • 50% of students age 14 or older who have mental illness will drop out of school;
  • Children with mental illness are more than 3X as likely to be arrested in their youth than those without mental illness; and
  • Children with mental illness fail more classes, earn lower GPAs, miss more days of school, and are retained in their grades more often than students without mental illness (SOURCE: Frequently Asked Questions About Child and Youth Mental Health Issues, CAN, September 2009).

Renee Hanson 512-451-2242 if you would like to donate.

Event Details

Austin Child Guidance Center
Friday, September 28, 2012 6:30 PM

Austin Icons Benefit Concert and Live Taping Featuring Alpha Rev

At the Historic KLRU Studio 6A
Emcee: KXAN News Anchor: Robert Hadlock
Live Auctioneer: Victoria Gutierrez

Celebrating Phyllis Richards and Presenting the First Annual Phyllis Richards Austin Icon for Children Award

Signature Drinks Sponsored by:
Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Republic Tequila and Glazer’s

Tickets: $75
Price Includes Food and Beverages (open bar)
Sponsorships Available 

Proceeds Benefit the Austin Child Guidance Center
Delivering Quality Mental Health Services to Children for over 61 years 

You can buy tickets on line at
Or mail in checks to 810 W. 45th Street Austin, TX 78751
For Questions and Sponsorships please contact Renee Hanson 451-2242



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