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Child Abuse

What is child abuse?
Child abuse is defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as any recent act or failure to act on that results in a child’s serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse, exploitation or death.
To report Child Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation contact the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services: 1-800-252-5400