Reporting Child abuse
As adults, it’s our responsibility to protect the kids in our lives.
If you have reason to believe a child is being abused or neglected, don’t hesitate to report it.
Signs of Abuse or Neglect
Unsure if what you’re seeing is abuse or neglect? These resources can help you understand what signs or behaviors might indicate that abuse is occurring.
If you’re still not sure what to do, you can call 1-888-772-7227 to speak with a counselor who can answer your questions and help you feel more confident in your decision.
How to Report
Mandated and permissive reporters can report child abuse in the following ways:
Call ChildLine: 1-800-932-0313
Mandated Reporters can report electronically as well here.
Other US Residents
Find information for reporting abuse in your state here.
Not Sure Which Type of Reporter You Are?
Lean more here.