Data

Cook Children's service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties.

Confirmed rates by county

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Confirmed allegations by type and county

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Hood County

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While child abuse and neglect continues to be a problem for many Texas families, there are families who find the help they need.

  • Families served in child abuse/neglect prevention programs: 10,356
  • Families completing services: 18,102
  • Children completing services: 47,798

Source: DFPS Data Book, 2019

To report suspicion of abuse or neglect

If the child is in immediate danger, call 911. If you need to report a suspicion of abuse or neglect, call 1-800-252-5400 or for non-urgent reports go to www.txabusehotline.org.

Texas law requires that any person suspecting that a child has been abused or neglected must immediately make a report.