Child Abuse Resources

Texas Abuse/Neglect Hotline

Use this number to report: Abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children, the elderly, or people with disabilities. Violations of minimum standards in a child-care operation.
Phone: 1.800.252.5400
Website: https://www.txabusehotline.org

Children’s Advocacy Center

Assists victims of sexual abuse and severe physical abuse ages 2-18 including forensic interviews and physical exams as well as counseling and other follow-up services.
Phone: 806.740.0251
Website:   www.safeplace4kids.org

CASA- Court Appointed Special Advocates

Trained volunteers who support and assist children in foster care while their case is in the court system.
Phone:  806.763.2272
Website:  casaofthesouthplains.org

Foster Care and Adoption Information

For information on becoming a foster or adoptive parent through DFPS.
Phone: 1.800.233.3405

Child Care Information

For information about assisted child-care in Texas.
Phone: 1.800.862.5252

Texas Youth Hotline

To provide peer counseling to youth and family members for family conflicts, delinquency, truancy, abuse and neglect, and running away.
Phone: 1.800.989.6884

Office of Consumer Affairs Hotline

To make an inquiry or complaint about an existing DFPS case.
Phone: 1.800.720.7777

Abuse in Mental Health/Mental Retardation Facilities

To report abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Mental Health/Mental Retardation facilities.
Phone: 1.800.647.7418

Nurse Family Partnership-TTUHSC

Parenting education for first time pregnant mothers (Enrollment by 28 wks or less)
Phone: 806.743.9673
Website: https://txnfp.org

Children’s Behavioral Health Clinic-UMC Children’s Hospital and TTU

UMC Medical Office Plaza 3502 9th Street, Suite 250 Lubbock, TX
Phone: 806.742.3074 or 806.775.9222
Website: umchealthsystem.com

UMC Children’s Hospital Emergency Department

In case of emergency dial 9-1-1

Parenting Cottage

Parenting education from prenatal to kindergarten entry, car seat safety education and car seat assistance.
Phone: 806.795.7552
Website: www.parentingcottage.org

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