To Report Suspected Abuse Call DCYF at (800) 894-5533 - For Emergencies Dial 911

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NH Law requires any person who suspects that a child under age 18 has been abused or neglected must report that suspicion immediately to DCYF.

(New Hampshire RSA 169-C:29-31)

If a child tells you that he or she has been hurt or you are concerned that a child may be the victim of any type of abuse or neglect, you are required to call the Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Central Intake Unit at:

Telephone: (800) 894-5533
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Monday – Friday)

Call your local police department with urgent child abuse or neglect reports during DCYF non-work hours (between 4:30 PM and 8:00 AM or on weekends and holidays).

Proof of abuse and neglect is not required to make a report and you may report anonymously.


Coalition of Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline

Domestic Violence 24-hour Hotline:

Telephone: (866) 644-3574

Sexual Assault 24-hour Hotline:

Telephone: (800) 277-5570

 

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If a child tells you that he or she has been hurt or you are concerned that a child may be the victim of any type of abuse or neglect, you are required to call the Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Central Intake Unit at:

Telephone: (800) 894-5533
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Monday - Friday)

Call your local police department with urgent child abuse or neglect reports during DCYF non-work hours (between 4:30 PM and 8:00 AM or on weekends and holidays).

Proof of abuse and neglect is not required to make a report and you may report anonymously.