We recognize that reporting abuse can be a scary and uncomfortable situation. However, you can be a voice for a child. If you're concerned that a child may be experiencing abuse, we encourage you to call the child abuse hotline and make a report. Reporting doesn't take long and it could save a child from further injury and/or trauma.
Call Today: 1-855-503-SAFE (7233)
If a child has made a disclosure to you
1. Make sure to respond calmly and do not ask lots of questions.
2. Listen, support, and acknowledge what they have told you.
3. Assure them that you will help keep them safe.
4. Report the abuse immediately to one of the following agencies:
Child Abuse Hotline: 1-855-503-7233
Law Enforcement: 911