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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 (NYS OCFS).   Should you suspect or have knowledge that you or a child is being abused or maltreated report it immediately by contacting the number below.

The toll-free telephone number operated by the NYS OCFS to report child abuse or neglect is 1-800-342-3720.

Visit the NYS 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

Visite el sitio web de la OCFS del Estado de Nueva York en