Resources and Links
The following are child abuse and mental health resources, including websites and toll-free hotlines.
If you are concerned about the safety of a child and want to report suspected child abuse or neglect, DO NOT MAKE A REPORT VIA E-MAIL. Click here to report a problem.
Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline
The Childhelp USA® National Child Abuse Hotline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and Puerto Rico. Approximately 134,000 callers are assisted annually with Childhelp USA’s abuse hotline.
Child Abuse Prevention & Education
Child AbuseWatch.net is a national child abuse prevention and educational resource for the public and professionals. Information available in English, Spanish and French.
Promises2Kids is a 27-year-old nonprofit organization with a mission to break the cycle of child abuse, through prevention, education, advocacy and funding.
Child Care Aware
Choosing child care is an important decision. Good child care arrangements can improve the daily lives of children and parents. In addition, children in high quality care have higher levels of success when they enter school. (source: Child Care Aware)
Lawyers for Children
Lawyers For Children is a New York City based nonprofit corporation that provides free legal and social work services to children in foster care and to children who are involved in high conflict custody or visitation cases.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Telephone 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Your support and encouragement can be of tremendous value to a friend involved in an abusive relationship. You can ease the isolation and loss of control by listening, providing information and helping your friend to explore options. (source: National Domestic Violence Hotline)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s® (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.