SUSPECT CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT? CALL CHILDLINE: 1-800-932-0313
Report Abuse

Suspect abuse? Report it! Call ChildLine at 1-800-932-0313. Mandated reporters: Report electronically. 
 

Call ChildLine if:

  • You are not a mandated reporter
  • You prefer to remain anonymous and are not a mandated reporter
  • You do not know the county where the incident occurred
  • The suspected abuse and/or neglect you are reporting occurred outside the state of Pennsylvania
  • You are unsure if the child is at imminent risk of harm
  • You have more than eight alleged perpetrators and/or the child has a list of extensive injuries

More information about child abuse referrals


Other Languages

To report suspicions of abuse and/or neglect of children in other languages, please call ChildLine at 1-800-932-0313.

TDD (Telephone Device for the Deaf): 1- 866-872-1677. These numbers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Caseworkers are waiting to assist you.  
 

Helpful information to report:

  • Name and physical description of the child
  • Current location of child
  • Age or approximate age range of the child
  • Home address and telephone number of legal guardian or parent of the child
  • Name or physical description of suspected child abuser
  • Home address and telephone number of suspected child abuser
  • Suspected abuser's relationship to the child
  • Description of the suspected injury to the child
  • Where the incident took place
  • Any concern for the child's immediate safety
  • Your relationship to the child