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How to Report Abuse and Neglect

If you think someone is being hurt or in danger, call 911 immediately. 

Child Abuse

  • If you suspect a child under the age of 18 is being abused or neglected report abuse to local DHS Child Welfare offices . Please be ready to provide identifying information and the whereabouts of the child.  You may remain anonymous.

  • You may also call 1-855-503-SAFE (7233). This toll-free number allows you to report abuse or neglect of any child or adult to the Oregon Department of Human Services.

For information about child abuse see Child Abuse & Neglect​.

Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse

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

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