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Reporting Child Abuse?

If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, please report it.
Emergency

If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1.

In Texas

Call the toll-free, 24-hour Texas abuse hotline at 1-800-252-5400 or
report online.

Out of State

Please call the National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-422-4453.

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Please call 512-472-1164 for more information.

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The Center for Child Protection provides services to families who are referred by members of the Child Protection Team. We cannot respond on our website or social media to specific questions regarding personal situations, diagnoses, treatment or crisis. If you or someone you know is in danger, call 911. If it is not an emergency, below is a list of useful resources.

Find a National Crisis Hotline that can help:

Child Sexual Abuse

Stop It Now!
www.stopitnow.org
888.PREVENT (888.773.8368)

Missing and Abducted Children

Child Find of America, Inc
childfindofamerica.org
800.I.AM.LOST (800.426.5678)

Crime Victims

National Center for Victims of Crime
Victimsofcrime.org
855.4VICTIM (855.484.2846)

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

www.missingkids.org
855.4VICTIM (855.484.2846)

Crisis

Crisis Text Line
www.crisistextline.org
Text HOME to 741741

Rape and Sexual Abuse

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
www.rainn.org
800.656.HOPE (800.656.4673)

Dating Abuse

Love is Respect

www.loveisrespect.org

866.331.9474
TTY: 866.331.8453
Text LOVEIS to 22522

Runaway and Homeless Youth

National Runaway Safeline
www.1800runaway.org
800.RUNAWAY (800.786.2929)

Domestic Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline

www.thehotline.org
800.799.SAFE (800.799.7233)
TTY: 800.787.3224

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
988
lifeline.org
800.273.TALK (800.273.8255)
TTY: 800.799.4889

Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Hotline
humantraffickinghotline.org
888.373.7888

Austin Texas Resources:

Asian Family Support Services of Austin

1 (877) 281-8371
https://www.afssaustin.org/

Child Abuse or Neglect

Texas DFPS hotline

888.PREVENT (888.773.8368)

Child Sex Trafficking

Austin Police Department Human Trafficking and Vice Unit
512.974.4786

Integral Care Psychiatric Emergency Services

(512) 472-4357
https://integralcare.org/

SAFE 24-hour hotline and local shelter