Interesting Facts About Our Nonprofit Organization
What makes Annie's Therapeutic Companions different from other nonprofit organizations when providing our services to different facilities, general public, and first responders?
We do not get paid by ANY facility we visit, are SOLELY volunteer and provide our services FREE of charge. All our funds go directly into providing our services. Our organization has no paid employees.
Who Do We Serve?
We serve those in Erath, Comanche, and Hamilton Counties. We also work with special needs children at summer camps and open houses every year at Cutting Edge Pediatric & Adult Therapy located in Allen and Mansfield.
Annie's Therapeutic Companions makes regular consistent visits to Texas Health Stephenville Hospital, nursing and rehabilitation facilities, Erath County first responder night and day shifts, senior living/assisted living, veterans services, disaster shelters, schools, special needs classes in schools and occupational therapy facilities that work with special needs children and adults. We are a part of and on call 24/7 with the Erath County Emergency Task force. We are also on call 24/7 with Texas Health Stephenville Emergency Room, Stephenville Police Department and Dublin Police Department.
Our animal therapy teams see between 2,000 and 00 people a month which includes patients, family members of patients, first responders and staff at all facilities.
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