Child Abuse & Neglect

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The Texas Family Code 261.101 requires professionals to make a report within 48 hours of first suspecting abuse, neglect or exploitation of children. The Human Resources code Chapter 48 (48.051) requires a person having cause to believe that an elderly or disabled person is in the state of abuse, neglect, or exploitation to report the information required immediately.

Texas Abuse Hotline at 1-800-252-5400


  Information
Last Updated

   
 Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
2014
Teacher STar Chart
  DFPS Flyer about reporting abuse 2014 
 One with Courage - Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas (CACTX)
2014
Teacher STar Chart
  Texas Educators Guide Poster - English
2014
  Texas Educators Guide Poster - Spanish
2014

 U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Child Welfare Information Gateway
 2014 Teacher STar Chart