Referrals

Dallas Area Counseling & Treatment Referrals
Referencias para Consejeria y Tratamiento de Abuso

Community Council of Greater Dallas
Consejo Comunitario de Dallas y Metroplex
201-379-4635 ext. 211

Child and Family Guidance Centers
Centros de Guia Familiar
214-351-3490 (24 hours/day)

Family Outreach Centers of Dallas – Satellite Offices
Centros para Ayudar Familiar de Dallas

East Dallas: 214-321-6292

The Family Place
Domestic Violence/Violencia Domestica
214-941-1991 (24 hours/day)

Genesis Women’s Shelter
Domestic Violence/Violencia Domestica
214-942-2998

Brighter Tomorrows (Grand Prairie)
Domestic Violence/Violencia Domestica Metro:
972-262-8383 (24 hours/day)

Parkland Hospital’s Victim Intervention Program/Rape Crisis
Centro para Crisis de Violacion y Abuso Sexual de Parkland
214-590-0430 (24 hours/day) or 214-590-2926 (for appointments)

Turning Point Rape Crisis Center of Collin County
(English Only)

1-800-886-7273 (24 hours/day)

Victims Outreach
Ayuda para Victimas
214-358-5173 (24 hours/day)

Children First Counseling Center (Grand Prairie)
Consejeria **Hablan Espanol**

972-264-0604 (24 hours/day)

Child Abuse Reporting
Para Reportar Abuso de Menores y Adultos Vulnerables
1-800-252-5400

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Their mission is to protect children, the elderly and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect and exploitation by involving clients, families and communities.
www.dfps.state.tx.us
State office: 512-438-4800
To report child or elderly abuse or neglect, call 1-800-252-5400 or www.txabusehotline.org

National Resources
Childhelp
Childhelp exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children, focusing efforts on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.
www.childhelp.org
1-480-922-8212
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453
Operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and receives calls throughout the US, Canada, the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam.

Children’s Defense Fund
Children’s Defense Fund is a national organization (based in Washington DC) with the capacity to work for children at federal, state and community levels across the US.
Email: cdinfo@childrensdefense.org
www.childrensdefense.org
1-800-233-1200

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. It is a service of the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, and the US Department of Health and Human Services.
www.childwelfare.gov
1-800-394-3356

The Center for Effective Discipline
The Center for Effective Discipline provides educational information to the public on the effects of corporal punishment of children and alternatives to its use. It is currently the headquarters for and coordinates both National Coalition to Abolish Corporal Punishment in Schools (NCACPS) and End Physical Punishment of Children (EPOCH-USA).
www.stophitting.org
614-221-8829