How to Report Child Abuse

Report child abuse

New York’s Education Law requires each public school to post information about the Child Abuse Hotline number:

Do you suspect child abuse or maltreatment? Report it now.

Call the New York State Office of Children and Family Services toll free at

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call TDD/TTY at 1-800-638-5163 or have your Video Relay System provider call 1-800-342-3720

If you believe that a child is in immediate danger, please call 911 or the local police department.