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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

1.800.252.5400

 www.txabusehotline.org

 

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.

 

 

 


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