Child Advocacy all Across Texas
When abuse or crime impacts a child, expert local support is needed. That's why CACTX stewards a statewide network of children's advocacy centers (CACs) to assist our most vulnerable Texans and is actively working toward solutions to prevent child sexual abuse.
98.5% of all Texans live in a county that is served by a local CAC.
313,169 reports from the statewide child abuse hotline were received by CACs.
64,938 children received critical services at a Texas CAC.
66% of the types abuse cases seen at a local CAC were sexual abuse.
Based on services from September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2023.
Explore our Resources for valuable tools and materials dedicated to educating and equipping individuals and our communities to protect children and create safer environments for all.
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse (English)
Steps parents and guardians can take to reduce the likelihood of child sexual abuse.Download
Signs of Abuse (English)
Important warning signs.Download
Educators Guide (English)
A Texas School Employee’s Guide to reporting suspected abuse & neglect.Download
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