We are all mandatory reporters. If you suspect or know of an instance of child abuse or neglect, call 1-800-252-5400 or make a report online at txabusehotline.org. All reports are confidential.

For emergency situations, always call 911.

Information to Provide

When you call the child abuse hotline, you will be asked to provide any information you have, including:

  • The child’s name, location, parents’ names and number of siblings (if any)
  • The alleged perpetrator’s relationship to the child
  • Brief description of the situation
  • Any injuries, medical or behavioral problems


Click here for frequently asked questions about reporting abuse in Texas.