If you or someone you know suspects that a child is being abused, it is your responsibility to report it to the appropriate authorities. It only takes one person to make a difference in the life of a child.
In Illinois, please call:
- the DCFS Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-25-ABUSE (22873)
Outside of the State of Illinois, please call:
For a complete list of all mandated reporters as determined by the State of Illinois, please follow this link: http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=1460&ChapterID=32. You can also view the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act on the State of Illinois' website (http://www.illinois.gov/) and search for this compiled statute 325 ILCS 5/.
If you have questions about reporting child abuse or any questions in general, please call us at 618-357-2990. We will help you the best that we can.