Every year, hundreds of thousands of children suffer from abuse and neglect. Child welfare organizations are at the forefront of addressing this issue, and ensure these children are taken care of. We understand that child welfare leaks into many different topics, and having the information you need may be difficult to find.
In order to stay up to date on all the child welfare information you need, you need to know the current child protective services regulations. At Color me SAFE we keep you in the know with the resources we have. See all the things you need from the handbook below.
Child Protective Services Handbook
Dallas County Child Maltreatment Data Overview & Trends
TexProtects in the 86th
In Texas, laws governing reporting of child abuse and neglect can be found here:
Below is the link for the various definitions/example of abuse and neglect from the TexProtects Website (hope this helps)!
2019 86th Legislative Session Bill Tracker and Advocacy Portal:
Below are important links at DFPS (department of family protective services). Pertinent information here that can assist you.