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Child Abuse Hotline

Section 409-1 of the New York Education Law, which became effective January 17, 2017, requires schools to post English and Spanish information for the toll free number operated by the New York State Office of Child and Family Services.   

Should you suspect or have knowledge that you or a child is being abused or maltreated, report it immediately by contacting one of the numbers below.  

Visit the OCFS website at

If you believe that a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police department.

Los reportes de sospecha de abuso o maltrato infantil deberían hacerse inmediatamente por teléfono, a cualquier hora y cualquier día de la semana, al Registro Central de Abuso y Maltrato Infantil del Estado (Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment—SCR). Los números de teléfono a los que puede llamar son: Número de la Línea de Emergencia de Abuso Infantil: 1-800-342-3720

Statewide Toll Free Phone: (800) 342-3720

Deaf or Hard of Hearing call TDD/TTY Phone: (800) 638-5163

OR have your Video Relay System provider call: (800) 342-3720