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TexProtects: The Texas Association for the Protection of Children

Dallas H.O.P.E.S

Over the last decade, TexProtects has made it a top priority to ensure there are programs in our community working to prevent child abuse and trauma before it ever occurs to break the intergenerational cycle. After successful advocacy on behalf of many advocates at the Texas capitol, additional money was invested to develop a new program aimed to reduce child abuse across Texas. TexProtects has joined efforts with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to implement a $3.4 million comprehensive child abuse prevention strategy in our local community known as project H.O.P.E.S, Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support using TexProtects' Child Protection and Family Strengthening Ecosystem (image below). This program offers services to help families with young children create the best possible environment for them to grow and thrive. H.O.P.E.S. uses curriculum that is proven to support families from pregnancy until the time their child enters kindergarten and uses five evidence-based programs.

Please visit the Dallas County H.O.P.E.S website to learn more!


TexProtects' Child Protection and Family Strengthening Ecosystem

HOPES framework

Dallas H.O.P.E.S Advisory Council Members

Representative Cindy Burkett
Dr. John Burruss
Brent Christopher
Dr. Dyann Daley
Regen Fearon
Commissioner Elba Garcia, D.D.S.
Councilmember Jennifer Staubach Gates
Terry Goltz Greenberg
Susan Hoff
Mary Jalonick Karen Kennedy
Laurie Larrea
Derek G. Little
The Honorable Ann Margolin
Mark Masepohl
Madeline McClure
Dr. Angela Moemeka
Kristy Robinson Melanie Rubin
The Honorable Florence Shapiro
Lisa K. Simmons
Ron Stretcher

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to reduce and prevent child abuse and neglect through research, advocacy and education. We effect change by organizing and educating our members to advocate for increased investments in evidence-based child abuse prevention programs, CPS reforms, and treatment programs to heal abuse victims. Learn more about the work we do. You can help protect Texas children from abuse & neglect. Find out how you can help.

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