Florida Abuse Hotline

  • Contact Information

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    Open 24 hours per day - 7 days per week
    Phone: 1-800-962-2873

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  • All school personnel who have reasonable cause to suspect that a child has been abused or neglected or threatened with harm are mandated to report it to the Abuse Registry - IMMEDIATELY (Chapter 39 Florida Statues).

    Also be sure to notify your administrator of your report.

    When reporting have the following information available:

    • Victim's name, address/location, approximate age, race, and sex;
    • Sign or indications of harm or injuries; and
    • Relationship of the alleged perpetrator to the victim if possible.

    For more information or for assistance with reporting, see your school social worker or guidance counselor.