TJJD has  ZERO TOLERANCE  for criminal behavior. If you have information regarding abuse, neglect, or any other illegal activity, please call the following number immediately:

 (866) 477-8354 

This hotline is answered by personnel from the Office of the Inspector General 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To report alleged wrong-doing, you may also contact the following divisions:

Office of the Independent Ombudsman

1 (855) 468-7330

State Institution, Program, Service or Facility

1 (866) 477-8354

Community-Based Program, Service or Facility

1 (877) 786-7263

State Auditor's Office

To report fraud, waste, or abuse of state resources occurring at TJJD or any state agency, college, or university, visit the State Auditor’s Fraud Hotline Website or call 1 (800) TX-AUDIT.

To report allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation and serious incidents at the county-level, please send an email to .