Child Abuse

Do You Suspect Child Abuse or Maltreatment?

Report it Now!

Statewide Toll Free Telephone Number 1-800-342-3720
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call TDD/TTY 1-800-638-5163
  • If you have Video Relay System
If you believe that a child is in immediate danger 911 or local police department

Need Help? Call the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline.

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the Hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in 170 languages. The Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are anonymous and confidential. For more information: Click here

Click here for additional information from the NY State Office of Children and Family Services

(Updated 11/6/2017)