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)

    Galaxy Counseling Center (Garland)
    Consejeria **Hablan Espanol**
    972-272-4429

    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
    *Leading our nation since 1973 to ensure a level playing field for all children*
    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