IF YOU THINK SOMEONE IS IN DANGER OR BEING HURT, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY!
Mandatory Reporting for DHS Employees
- 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: