Child Abuse Hotline
Every child should be grown in a safe environment. If you suspect child abuse or neglect, please call the NYS Central Register Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline to Report Child Abuse and Neglect:
General Public: 1-800-342-3720.
If a child is in immediate danger, call 911.
Mandated Reporters: 1-800-635-1522
Anyone can make a report of Child Abuse and or Neglect if he/she is suspicious that a child (0-18 yrs of age) is being neglected or abused. The report is kept confidential and the source can be anonymous if the reporter is not mandated by law to report.
Child Protective Services is responsible for investigating all allegations of Child Abuse and Neglect received by the Department from the New York Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment . http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/cps/