Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting

If you suspect that a child is being abused or neglected, the Office of the Child Advocate (OCA) encourages you to make a report to the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS).  In order to make a report to DFCS, you may:

1.  Call Centralized Intake at 1-855-422-4453. A report can be made 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

2.  E-mail the completed Mandated Report attached to You will receive an auto-reply stating that the CPS report has been received.


3.  Fax the completed Mandated Report to 229-317-9663. Faxed reports convert to a PDF (Adobe) format and are automatically forwarded to the e-mail box.

For more information on Mandated Reporting, go to the Mandated Reporter tab under Training or visit: