The benefits of becoming a Partner:

  • Access to training
  • Annual Partners seal to add to your website
  • Tools for policies, procedures, and prevention
  • Bi-monthly bulletins from the Center
  • Having Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County as a resource

The cost to become a Partner:


Steps to becoming a Partner in Protection:

  • Complete application form and waiver. Submit completed paperwork to
  • Provide acknowledgement of completed background checks for all staff and for all volunteers that interact with children and youth.
  • Complete annual training in preventing, recognizing, and reporting child abuse for all staff and volunteers that interact with children and youth.
  • Complete, distribute, and prominently display a youth protection policy for your organization.
  • Establish safety and crisis response protocols as outlined in the youth protection policy and described below.

Download Partners in Protection Application and Waiver

If you suspect that a child is at risk of abuse, Texas law requires that you call the Texas child abuse hotline at 1.800.252.5400. If a child is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.