National Resources

to keep your church, your children, and your community safer​​:

 

1-800- 4 A CHILD HOTLINE FOR REPORTING CHILD ABUSE  (see Child Welfare  below for state hotline info)

 

ACE Overcomers  -  Every church could host ACE Overcomers program for adult survivors of child abuse.

National Blue Sunday Day of Prayer and Free Blue Sunday Resources

Become a Blue Ribbon Church 

BCFS National

Buckner Child and Family Services  - Buckner International transforms the lives of vulnerable children

CASA National   -  Court Appointed Special Advocate  - Volunteer opportunities

 

CarePortal -  Connecting Churches to Local Children and Families in Crisis 

Celebrate Recovery - A Recover addiction program  to help stem the tide of child abuse neglect.

Child Welfare - Individual State Hotline and Online Reporting information 

Children's Advocacy Centers National 

Common Thread  (Human Trafficking Rescue Agency)

Doves Nest Ministries - An online power house of child abuse prevention training

Family Watchdog   -   Online sex offender registry check

National Children's Advocacy Centers   -  Forensic Interviewers and child abuse educators - Volunteer opportunities

Royal Families 

 

Shepherds Watch Background Checks  ($12)

Texas Child Abuse Prevention Resources:

Agape Ranch Ministry

Arms Wide Open Adoption Services

Big Red Ministries

Blessings From Friends

Blue Sunday Child Abuse Prevention

Cameron County Children's Advocacy Center

Care Cottage Harlingen Texas 

Care Portal

CASA (National link)

CASA Cameron & Willacy Counties

 

CASA Hidlaglo & Starr Counties

Children's Advocacy Center - Monica and Maggie's House  (Cameron/Willacy Counties)

Children's Advocacy Center - Esterlla's Hourse   (Hidalgo/Starr Counties)

Children's Bereavement Center RGV

Circle of Living Hope 

CWOP Child Without Placement Opportunities

DFPS Faith Based Program Clergy In Courts 

Department of Family and Protective Services  -  Online training and Faith Partners needed

Embrace Orphan Care Ministry

First Family Network of Cameron County

Heart Gallery of South Texas​​

PALS Program 

Specialized Health & Social Services 

Sunny Glens Children's Shelter

Upbring Foster / Adopt

Valley Haven Children's Shelter