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Reporting Child Abuse?

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

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.

For more information about services in your area Call 2-1-1

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Has your child been referred to the Center for Child Protection?

Please call 512-472-1164 for more information.

Find what you're looking for

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!
888.PREVENT (888.773.8368)

Missing and Abducted Children

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

Crime Victims

National Center for Victims of Crime
855.4VICTIM (855.484.2846)

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
855.4VICTIM (855.484.2846)


Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741

Rape and Sexual Abuse

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

Dating Abuse

Love is Respect

TTY: 866.331.8453
Text LOVEIS to 22522

Runaway and Homeless Youth

National Runaway Safeline
800.RUNAWAY (800.786.2929)

Domestic Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800.799.SAFE (800.799.7233)
TTY: 800.787.3224

Suicide Prevention

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

Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Austin Texas Resources:

Asian Family Support Services of Austin

1 (877) 281-8371

Child Abuse or Neglect

Texas DFPS hotline

888.PREVENT (888.773.8368)

Child Sex Trafficking

Austin Police Department Human Trafficking and Vice Unit

Integral Care Psychiatric Emergency Services

(512) 472-4357

SAFE 24-hour hotline and local shelter