Florida Abuse Hotline

http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/abuse/

Florida Abuse Hotline

Telephone

1-800-962-2873

Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD):
1-800-453-5145

Report Abuse Online*

FAX: 1-800-914-0004*

*These two reporting systems are provided for your convenience to report non emergency concerns of abuse and/or neglect. An emergency situation occurs when a child or elderly/disabled person appears to face immediate risk of abuse/neglect that is likely to result in death or serious harm (without intervention). If your concerns meet the definition of an emergency situation: FIRST, call 911, SECOND contact the Florida Abuse Hotline at 1-800-962-2873. DO NOT fax or submit a web report.

Phone Options

Press 1 to report suspected abuse, neglect or abandonment of a child

Press 2 to report suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation of the elderly or a vulnerable adult

Press 3 to verify the identity of a child protective investigator who recently visited you

Press 4 for information/referrals to other services in your local area.

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