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Individual state child abuse hotlines

If you cannot reach your local agency, call the 24/7 national hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD or other National Hotlines.

CAPS makes every effort to assure the accuracy of our hotline lists. If you find an error or omission, please let us know.

Alabama

For individual county hotlines visit the Alabama Dept of Human Resources:
http://www.dhr.state.al.us/page.asp?pageid=347

Alaska

(800) 478-4444
State of Alaska Office of Children’s Services:
http://hss.state.ak.us/ocs/

Arizona

(888) SOS-CHILD (767-2445)
Arizona Child Protective Services:
https://www.azdes.gov/child_protective_services/

Arkansas

(800) 482-5964
Arkansas Child Abuse Information:
http://www.arkansas.gov/reportARchildabuse/

California

For individual county hotlines visit California Department of Social Services: http://capsli.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/CPSEmergNumbers.pdf

Colorado

For individual county hotlines visit Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Child Welfare: http://www.cdhs.state.co.us/childwelfare/FAQ.htm

Connecticut

(800) 842-2288
Connecticut Department of Children and Families:
http://www.ct.gov/dcf/cwp/view.asp?a=2556&q=314388

Delaware

(800) 292-9582
Delaware Services for Children, Youth and Their Families:
http://kids.delaware.gov/services/crisis.shtml

District of Columbia

(202) 671-SAFE (7233)
District of Columbia Child and Family Services Agency:
http://cfsa.dc.gov/DC/CFSA

Florida

(800) 96-ABUSE (962-2873)
Florida Department of Children and Families:
http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/abuse/

Georgia

For individual county hotlines visit the Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Family & Children Services:
http://dfcs.dhr.georgia.gov/

Hawaii

(808) 832-5300
Hawaii Child Welfare Services:
http://hawaii.gov/dhs

Idaho

For individual county hotlines visit Idaho Department of Health and Welfare:
http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/

Illinois

(800) 25-ABUSE (252-2873)
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services:
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/child/index.shtml

Indiana

(800) 800-5556
Indiana Department of Child Services:
http://www.in.gov/dcs/2398.htm

Iowa

(800) 362-2178
Iowa Dept of Human Services:
http://pediatrics.about.com/

Kansas

(800) 922-5330
Kansas Child Protective Services:
http://www.srskansas.org/services/child_protective_services.htm

Kentucky

(800) 752-6200
Kentucky Child Safety Branch:
http://chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dpp/childsafety.htm

Louisiana

For individual county hotlines visit the Louisiana Department of Social Services:
http://www.dss.state.la.us/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=109

Maine

(800) 452-1999
Maine Child and Family Services:
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/ocfs/abuse.htm

Maryland

For individual county hotlines visit the Maryland Child Protective Services:
http://www.dhr.state.md.us/cps/report.php

Massachusetts

(800) 792-5200
Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services:
http://www.mass.gov/

Michigan

(800) 942-4357
Michigan Children’s Protective Services:
http://www.michigan.gov/dhs/0,1607,7-124-5452_7119—,00.html

Minnesota

For individual county hotlines visit the Minnesota Department of Human Services:
http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/

Mississippi

(800) 222-8000
Mississippi Child Protective Services:
http://www.mdhs.state.ms.us/fcs_prot.html

Missouri

(800) 392-3738
Missouri Department of Social Services:
http://www.dss.mo.gov/cd/rptcan.htm

Montana
(866) 820-KIDS (5437)
Montana Child & Family Services:
http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/cfsd/index.shtml

Nebraska

(800) 652-1999
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services:
http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/cha/chaindex.htm

Nevada

(800) 992-5757
Nevada Division of Child and Family Services:
http://dcfs.state.nv.us/DCFS_ReportSuspectedChildAbuse.htm

New Hampshire

(800) 894-5533
New Hampshire Bureau of Child Protection:
http://www.dhhs.state.nh.us/DHHS/BCP/default.htm

New Jersey

(877) NJ ABUSE (652-2873)
New Jersey Department of Children and Families:
http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/abuse/how/

New Mexico

(800) 797-3260
New Mexico Children, Youth & Families:
http://www.cyfd.org/node/26

New York

(800) 342-3720
(518) 474-8740
New York State Office of Children and Family Services:
http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/cps/

Long Island:
Nassau County Department of Social Services:
http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/dss/cps/index.html

Suffolk County Department of Social Services:
http://www.co.suffolk.ny.us

North Carolina

For individual county hotlines visit the North Carolina Child Protective Services:
http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dss/cps/index.htm

North Dakota

For individual county hotlines visit the North Dakota Child Protection Program:
http://www.nd.gov/dhs/locations/countysocialserv/index.html

Ohio

For individual county hotlines visit the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services:
http://jfs.ohio.gov/ocf/reportchildabuseandneglect.stm

Oklahoma

(800) 522-3511
Oklahoma Child Protective Services:
http://www.okdhs.org/programsandservices/cps/default.htm

Oregon

For individual county hotlines visit the Oregon Department of Human Services:
http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/children/abuse/cps/cw_branches.shtml

Pennsylvania

(800) 932-0313
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare:
http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/ServicesPrograms/ChildWelfare/003671030.htm

Puerto Rico

(800) 981-8333
Administracion de Familias y Ninos:
http://www.gobierno.pr/GPRPortal/StandAlone/AgencyInformation.aspx?Filter=177

Rhode Island

(800) RI-CHILD (742-4453)
Rhode Island Child Protective Services:
http://www.dcyf.ri.gov/child_welfare/index.php

South Carolina

For individual county hotlines visit the South Carolina Department of Social Services:
https://dss.sc.gov/content/customers/protection/cps/index.aspx

South Dakota

For individual county hotlines visit the South Dakota Department of Social Services: http://pediatrics.about.com/

Tennessee

(877) 237-0004
Tennessee Department of Children’s Services:
http://state.tn.us/youth/childsafety.htm

Texas

(800) 252-5400
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services:
https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Contact_Us/report_abuse.asp

Utah

(800) 678-9399
Utah Department of Human Services: http://www.dcfs.utah.gov/can_investigation.htm

Vermont

(800) 649-5285
Vermont Department for Children and Families:
http://dcf.vermont.gov/fsd/reporting_child_abuse

Virginia

(800) 552-7096
Virginia Department of Social Services: http://www.dss.virginia.gov/family/cps/index.html

Washington

(866) END-HARM (363-4276)
Washington Department of Social and Health Services:
http://www.dshs.wa.gov/ca/safety/abuseReport.asp

West Virginia

(800) 352-6513
West Virginia Bureau for Children and Families: http://www.wvdhhr.org/bcf/children_adult/cps/report.asp

Wisconsin

For individual county hotlines visit the Wisconsin Department of Children & Families: http://pediatrics.about.com/

Wyoming

For individual county hotlines visit the Wyoming Department of Family Services:
http://dfsweb.state.wy.us/dfs/contact.html

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