How to keep children safe
As a parent, there are many things you can do to keep
your children safe.
First of all, let them know that you love them. Children
need to believe that there is at least one parent that they can
1. Teach your children how to dial 911
2. Teach your children to avoid danger. Show them
how to find safe places. Explain to them how it is important to
stay away when grownups are fighting.
3. Tell your children that they are not to blame.
The fighting has nothing to do with them.
4. Print out their safety plan and help them fill
in the blanks. Click here for the Child's Safety
Legal Services Links:
County Attorney's Office
County District Attorney's Office
Legal Aid of Central Texas
Social Services Links:
SafePlace: Domestic Violence
and Sexual Assault Survival Center
Austin Child Guidance
Violence Hotlines and Resources
National Domestic Violence
Violence Against Women
Agaianst Men and Women
Family Violence Awareness
on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
Child Abuse America
Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect