Child Abuse

HSA Family and Children's Services (FCS) responds to reports of suspected child abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Anyone can contact our hotline to make a confidential report.

 

Reporting Abuse

If a child is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.

If you suspect a child is being harmed, report or consult with a protective services social worker by calling:

(800) 856-5553 FCS Hotline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Anyone can make a confidential report of suspected child abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Be prepared to provide the child’s name, address, approximate age, and situation.

Surrendering a Baby

Don't abandon your baby. Any parent or person with lawful custody can safely and confidentially surrender a baby without fear of prosecution, within 72 hours of the child's birth.

Find out how to safely and confidentially surrender a baby.