If you think a child is in immediate danger, call the police at 9-1-1.

 

Crisis and support contacts for child abuse

Child Welfare Information Gateway

A listing of state toll-free numbers for specific agencies to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect can be found here.

Hotlines

Childhelp

800-4-A-CHILD
Operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call or text the hotline for crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

800-THE-LOST (843-5678)
Have you seen a missing child? Contact the Cybertipline 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Reports may also be made online at www.cybertipline.com.

National Runaway Safeline

The national communications system for runaway and homeless youth. Call, text, or email for youth crisis intervention. Operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. https://www.1800runaway.org/

Parent Resources

Prevent Child Abuse America®

Visit our resource library for parenting tips. You can also connect with resources and services in your community with our a nationwide online directory, powered by Aunt Bertha.

Healthy Families America®

An innovative initiative designed to support and educate new parents through voluntary home visitation. Reach out to a local HFA site in your community.

National Children’s Advocacy Center

256-533-KIDS (5437)
The National Children’s Advocacy Center is a non-profit organization that provides training, prevention, and treatment services to fight child abuse and neglect.

Circle of Parents

804-308-0841
A family support program offering free weekly meetings for anyone in a parenting role wanting to discuss issues related to raising children.

Family Resources

Grandparent Information Center

800-424-3410
For grandparents raising grandchildren, professionals, support groups, researchers, and policy makers to discuss issues related to raising children.