In Bexar County, there were 5,373 confirmed cases for child abuse and neglect in 2019, according to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

To help prevent child abuse in our city, KSAT12 will be airing a KSAT Community Child Abuse Awareness Town Hall on Wednesday, July 29, from 2 to 3 p.m., along with a resource phone bank with the Children’s Shelter. Click here to learn more. 

A panel of experts will answer questions live and viewers can learn the signs of abuse, how to report it and where to seek help.

KSAT Community operates in partnership with University Health System, Energy Transfer and Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union.