Child Abuse Hotline and Directions
Child Abuse Hotline
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call
TDD/TTY at 1-800-638-5163
Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
If you believe a child is in immediate danger of being harmed, please call 911 or your local police department.
Suspected child abuse or maltreatment should be reported immediately to the New York State Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, 1-800-342-3720.
Anyone can make a report (and may do so anonymously).
When making a report you will be asked for information to help identify and locate the child or parents/persons legally responsible for the child.