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 12 week program to help 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 - SAMPLES OF CHURCH POLICIES 

Family Watchdog   -   Online sex offender registry check

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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:

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Agape Ranch Ministry

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)

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Children's Bereavement Center RGV

Circle of Living Hope 

DFPS Faith Based Programs( (CWOP (Children Without Placement and Clergy In Courts) 

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

Embrace Orphan Care Ministry

Heart Gallery of South Texas​​

PALS Program ​​

Specialized Health & Social Services 

Sunny Glens Children's Shelter

Upbring Foster / Adopt

Valley Haven Children's Shelter