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 & 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); Oregon Trail card, which is used for Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT); and Childcare benefits.

      Report suspected fraud or waste by a DHS employee.