Reporting Abuse in Polk County, Texas

Remember, you are obligated by law to report suspected child sexual, physical abuse, or neglect.  If you suspect a child is in immediate danger, call 911 and the Texas Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-252-5400.  

 

All suspected abuse and neglect MUST be reported to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services:

1-800-252-5400 or www.txabusehotline.org and your local law enforcement agency.

 

For resources outside of Texas visit One With Courage.

Prevention and Therapy

Childrenz Haven actively participates in educating the community to make Polk County aware that despite harsh realities of child abuse, we can help keep children safe as well as help child victims become child survivors of abuse.

 

Current Prevention Programs offered at Childrenz Haven of Polk County, Texas include:

  • Darkness 2 Light: Stewards of Children

  • Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

  • Keeping Your Children Safe in the Real and Virtual World

  • You Are Not Alone (for adolescents)

  • Happy Bear (Personal Safety for Pre-K to 4th grade)

We have programs to help organizations learn the signs of abuse, how to report, and other useful information.

Contact Crystal Finegan to learn more.

 

Polk County Multi Disciplinary Team
Childrenz Haven works with members of the following organizations to ensure that abuse cases stay on track.
 
Polk County Child Protective Services

1225 W. Church St., Livingston, TX 77351

www.txabusehotline.org

936-327-5715

 

Polk County Sheriff's Office

1733 N. Washington, Livingston, TX 77351

www.polkcountyso.net

936-327-6810

 

Livingston Police Department

200 W. Church St, Livingston, TX 77351

www.cityoflivingston-tx.com/police

936-327-3117

 

Alabama Coushatta Tribe of Texas Police Department

571 State Park Rd 56, Livingston, TX 77351

936-563-1200

 

Alabama Coushatta Tribe of Texas Social Services

http://www.alabama-coushatta.com/Services/HumanServices/SocialServices

936-563-1250

 

Onalaska Police Department

372 S. FM 356, Onalaska, TX 77360

www.cityofonalaska.us/police-department.htm

936-646-5676

 

Corrigan Police Department

1001 N. Home, Corrigan, TX 75939

936-398-2551

 

Polk County District Attorney's Office

101 W. Mill St, Livingston, TX 77351

www.polkcountyda.com

936-327-6868

 

 

Call: 936.327.4757

Fax: 936.327.4767

Find us: 

913 N. Washington

Livingston, TX 77351

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Polk County, Texas

Child Advocacy Center

Childrenz Haven is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves child victims and non-offending caregivers in Polk County, Texas.