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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

As the nation’s clearinghouse and comprehensive reporting center for all issues related to the prevention of and recovery from child victimization, NCMEC leads the fight against abduction, abuse, and exploitation – because every child deserves a safe childhood.

 

800-The-Lost
800-843-5678
National Domestic Violence Hotline

24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse. Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages.

800-799-SAFE
800-799-7233
Texas Abuse Hotline
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services provides this secure website for reporting suspicions of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of children, adults with disabilities, or people 65 years or older.
  • Call the Texas Abuse Hotline (1-800-252-5400) if your situation is urgent and needs to be investigated within 24 hours.
  • Call 911 or your local law enforcement agency if you have an emergency or life-threatening situation that must be dealt with immediately.
800-252-25400
Texas Advocacy Project

Texas Advocacy Project’s mission is to empower the public and survivors of domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in Texas through free legal services, access to the justice system, and education and prevention. Their attorneys, staff, volunteers, and Board of Directors are committed to advancing our vision that all Texans live safely in hope, not fear of abuse.

800-374-HOPE
800-374-4673
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) focuses on ending sexual violence in Texas through education, prevention, and advocacy. They offer services for rape crisis centers, communities, and legislators and those who support survivors and the fight against sexual violence.

A non-profit educational and advocacy organization based in Austin, TAASA member agencies comprise a statewide network of more than 80 crisis centers that serve rural as well as metropolitan areas. Founded in 1982, the agency has a strong record of success in community education, legal services, youth outreach, law enforcement training, legislative advocacy, and curricula and materials development.

 
512-474-7190
Texas Attorney General

As the state’s top law enforcement officer, the Texas Attorney General leads more than 4,000 employees in 38 divisions and 117 offices around Texas. That includes nearly 750 attorneys, who handle more than 30,000 cases annually – enforcing child support orders, protecting Texans against consumer fraud, enforcing open government laws, providing legal advice to state officials, and representing the state of Texas in court, among other things.

512-463-2100