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Child Abuse/ Domestic Violence

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Recognition and Response

Click HERE for more information on how to prevent, recognize and respond to child sexual abuse.

Loveisrespect

Loveisrespect is an organization that provides 24/7 telephone, online, and texting hotlines to support teens and young adults in abusive relationships or settings in additional to educational materials on healthy relationships and abuse. Information is also available for abusive partners. Call the hotline at 1.866.331.9474, text “loveis” to 22522, or chat and/or locate resources at www.loveisrespect.org

The Period of Purple Crying

Visit http://purplecrying.info/ for more information on this difficult period in a newborn’s development.

Caritas Legal Services

https://texaslawhelp.org/directory/legal-resource/catholic-charities-archdiocese-san-antonio-caritas-legal-services

Provides legal aid to low-income and immigrant families as well as those who are victims of crime, domestic violence and human trafficking.  Additionally, free site based legal clinics called “Ask-A-Lawyer” are available to anyone seeking information about any legal issue.

Participants are offered legal information, and if necessary, referrals to legal aid or to other attorneys who will work on a sliding scale or a payment plan.  Non-immigration consultations are by appointment only.  Immigration consultations are available on a walk-in basis Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Please contact Evelyn Huron, program director, for additional information at 210-433-3256.

Texas Law Help

With specific and helpful information about protective orders, shelters and support services, sexual assault and violence, stalking or harrasment, Immigration and Domestic violence, Abuse, Neglect, and Foster Care, Spouse/Partner/Dating Abuse.

For help getting a protective order in Texas, you can contact the free program AVOICE at (888)-343-4414

http://texaslawhelp.org/

Family Violence Prevention Services

The mission of the Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. is to break the cycle of violence and to strengthen families by providing the necessary tools for self-sufficiency through delivery of emergency shelter, transitional housing, education, effective parenting education, and specialized intervention with youth and the elderly.

7911 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209

(210) 733-8810

(210) 930-3669

fvps.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or requesting assistance with unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

(800) 799-7233

www.thehotline.org

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

A great information resource for families who have experienced trauma or loss.

https://www.nctsn.org/audiences/families-and-caregivers

Texas Department of Family & Protective Services

1-800-252-5400

Protects children, the elderly, and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. It also works to protect the health and safety of children in daycare, as well as foster care and other types of 24-hour care. www.dfps.state.tx.us

Bexar County Justice & Courts

(210) 335-2311

Provides various services and legal resources, including protective orders, to assist victims of domestic violence and their families. https://www.bexar.org/35/Justice

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

The mission of Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA) is to recruit, train, and supervise court-appointed volunteer Advocates who provide constancy for abused and neglected children and youth while advocating for services and placement in safe and permanent homes.

406 San Pedro Ave.

San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 225-7070

https://www.casa-satx.org/

 

Child Abuse Hotline

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

For children experiencing abuse, bullying, neglect; even for a parent who is worried they might hurt their child, hotline, counseling, resources.

1- 800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)
www.childhelp.org

ChildSafe

(210)-675-9000

The only Child Advocacy Center in Bexar County. Restores hope and healing through expert treatment to children and their families. www.childsafe-sa.org

Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc.

(210) 733-8810

Complete array of shelter, transitional housing, counseling, child and legal services to help individuals and families recover from the pain and long-term effects of domestic violence. www.fvps.org

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)

RAINN runs the National Sexual Assault Hotline (phone hotline) and a 24/7 online hotline addressing anything related to sexual violence. 800-656-HOPE (4673). rainn.org

Rape Crisis Center

Free services for survivors of sexual assault and their family/friends, as well as victims of human trafficking. Services include individual and family counseling, hospital accompaniment, case management, outreach programs, prevention educations, and miscellaneous training opportunities.

24 hour hotline: 210-349-RAPE (7273)

rapecrisis.com

Online chat: https://rapecrisis.com/chat/

Report Abuse

to report abuse
By Phone: 1-800-252-5400 (toll-free, 24/7 hotline)
Online: Texas Abuse Hotline

Roy Maas Youth Alternative Counseling Center

https://www.rmya.org/

RMYA creates brighter futures for children in crisis by promoting individual success and healthy relationships in a safe, healing environment, giving children and families the tools to end the cycle of abuse.

Offers emergency shelter, mental health care and substance abuse treatment and counseling. Crisis intervention is available.

Main Office: 210.340.8077
info@rmya.org

Sesame Street – Helping Kids with Traumatic Experiences

Dozens of activities from birth to 7 years old to help young children cope with traumatic stressors in their lives. Check it out! sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/traumatic-experiences/


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