CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT
What to do if I suspect abuse or neglect of a child/student?
1. If a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police first.
2. Call the Texas Abuse Hotline to make a report.
The Texas Abuse Hotline is open 24/7/365
Report via the online reporting system for non-urgent situations only. A non-urgent situation means that intervention is not needed within 24 hours. Any suspicion of abuse or neglect must be reported within 48 hours. It is a Class A Misdemeanor to not report suspected abuse or neglect. It is a Class A Misdemeanor to falsely report abuse or neglect.