Report Child Abuse
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 Abuse Hotline
Every child deserves to be safe. If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call the State Central Register at (800) 342-3720 or call 311 and ask to be connected to the hotline TDD (800) 638-5163.
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.