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

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Division for Children, Youth & Families (DCYF)

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
24 hours, 7 days a week

Call your local police department with immediate child safety concerns (dial 911)

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

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