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Safety: Abuse Prevention and Safety Awareness
(Official USPS State Abbreviations)
Disability, Abuse & Personal Rights Project is dedicated to the personal rights of children and adults with disabilities, with a mission to prevent abuse of people with disabilities and protect others from abuses that lead to disability.
All Walks of Life attempts to empower social solutions for individuals with disabilities. They provide community involvement to prevent violence against the disabled. They
have informational links on Dangers, Reports, Resources, Statistics, Definitions, Laws, Prevention and Opportunity.
Safe Place offers Disability Services ASAP (A Safety Awareness Program), which provides preventive education for people with disabilities to increase awareness of domestic and caregiver violence as well as sexual abuse to empower people to protect themselves, and to
plan for personal safety. They also offer counseling to victims of abuse. For more information, call (512) 267-SAFE (7233) or e-mail email@example.com.
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (PRS) is intended to protect the physical safety and emotional well-being of citizens of Texas, including children, older adults and people with disabilities. Informational links on the site include About PRS,
Adult Protection, Children Available for Adoption, Child Care, Child Protection, Contact Us, Hotlines, Prevention, Early Intervention, and PRS Jobs. Visit their page on DFPS Hotlines and Information Lines.
Australian National Disability Service Abuse and Neglect Hotline is a referral service provided by the Australia Department of Family and Community Services through the Job Access website that will take reports of abuse and neglect of people with disabilities using government funded services. Anonymous reports will be accepted and the privacy of people reporting abuse will be closely guarded. To report an abusive situation, please call 1800-880-052.
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