"Friends for Life" Program
Campus Crime Stoppers "Friends for Life" Hotline began as a partnership with the Fort Worth ISD "It's Not Okay" campaign, which encourages students to make healthy decisions and ask for help when they or their friends are in need. The tagline of this campaign is "It's Okay to Help a Friend." The "Friends for Life" hotline focuses on behaviors and issues that can place the student and others at risk and will serve as a resource for students who want to report fellow students who are victims of bullying, cyber bullying, sexting, dating, or family violence, gang activity, sexual harassment, or has suicidal tendencies.
Topics covered by the "Friends for Life" program:
- family violence/abuse
- suicidal tendencies
- cyber bullying
- gang activity
- dating violence/abuse
- sexual harrassment on campus or by another youth
What is a "Friends for Life" tip?
"Friends for Life" tips include information from a third-party about a victim of bullying, cyber bullying, sexting, dating violence, family violence, gang activity, sexual harassment, or is contemplating suicide. Tips are received through:
WEB: Submit a tip online through the Safe City Commission Crime Stoppers website at www.469tips.com.
TEXT: Send an anonymous tip via text message by entering “TIP117 plus their message” and send it to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply.
LIVE CHAT: Engage in a live web chat via the Safe City Commission Crime Stoppers website at www.469tips.com. Click on "Chat", which will open an instant messenger-type pop up box.
MOBILE APP: Download the "Tip Submit" mobile app for free from the Apple App Store or Android Market.