AWARE CENTRAL TEXAS, formerly known as Family Outreach of Bell County, is a 501 C Non-profit organization, started in 1986 as the volunteer arm of Child Protective Services.

24 Hour Hotline Number – 254-813-0968


Keep up with our events. We have many fundraisers throughout the year to raise money for child abuse prevention. If you’re interested in getting involved, visit our events page for more information.


In 2003, the Texas legislature eliminated funding for the supervising of Family Outreach social workers. As a result, all but ten Family Outreach Centers closed and the Central Texas region went from four centers to only one.


To aid in the prevention of child abuse and family violence through education, case management, and referrals to high risk populations.

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We are supported by local businesses and foundations:

E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation

Frank W. & Sue Mayborn Foundation

Live It Foundation

United Way of Central Texas

United Way of Greater Fort Hood



Brett H. Pritchard PC

Exchange Clubs of Killeen, Copperas Cove, Gatesville, One Spirit &Temple/Belton

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church – Killeen

Ocker Brethren Church- Rogers

Presbyterian Church of Salado

Salado United Methodist Church

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