On this page is information for how to report child abuse (all forms). Please note that it is the LAW to report and that reports may be made anonymously. Towards the bottom of the page are additional support resources, for those who may be needing some extra assistance working through issues associated with child sexual abuse. This list does not include every resource available, but it’s a great place to begin!

REPORTING CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE / WHERE TO GET HELP:

For Emergencies, please call 911
CPS (Child Protective Services) Statewide Intake (Texas Abuse Hotline)
800.252.5400

Local law enforcement:
HPD (Houston Police Department) Dispatch Center
713.884.3131

Harris County CAC (Children’s Assessment Center)
713.986.3300 / info@cac.hctx.net

United Way Helpline: 211

Useful Information

  •  Houston Area Women’s Center, with a mission to end domestic and sexual violence: http://www.hawc.org
  •  National Domestic Violence Hotline 1 (800) 799-SAFE
  •  Mental Health Association & Referral (713) 522-5161
  •  Family Protective Services 1 (800) 252-5400
  •  Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (713) 224-9911
  •  Houston Area Women’s Center (713) 528-2121
  •  Sexual Assault Hotline (713) 528-7273
  •  Battered Women’s Hotline (281) 446-2615
  •  HRC is a service of the Harris County Community Services Department. Here you will find information on affordable housing and community resources collected from all over Harris County, Texas. http://www.hrc.hctx.net
  •  The Children’s Assessment Center (CAC), a safe haven, care and treatment for sexually abused children and their families: http://www.cachouston.org/