Abuse

IF YOU THINK SOMEONE IS IN DANGER OR BEING HURT, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY!



Mandatory Reporting for DHS Employees

Child Abuse

  • If you suspect a child is being abused, report to a DHS Child Welfare screener by contacting 1-855-503-SAFE (7233). Please be ready to provide identifying information and the whereabouts of the child if known.

  • Guide for Mandatory reporters

For information about child abuse see: Child Abuse and Neglect​.

Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse

For information about abuse of the elderly and vulnerable adults see: Adult Abuse Investigations and Prevention

Licensed Nursing Facilities

If you suspect a nursing facility resident was neglected or abused, please contact the Nursing Facility Complaint Unit:
    Phone: 1-877-280-4555
      ​Fax: 1-888-550-6788

      For more information see the: Licensed Long-Term Care Facilities
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      ​Reporting Fraud​

      Report suspected client or provider fraud of food benefits (SNAP), cash assistance (TANF), child care benefits or the Oregon Trail card, which is used for Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT).

      Report suspected fraud or waste by a DHS employee.