Call 911 for Immediate Help
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.
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