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Child Abuse Hotline

REGULATIONS REQUIRING POSTING OF THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TELEPONE NUMBER AND DIRECTIONS TO ACCESSING THE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES WEBSITE

  • School districts and charter schools are now required to post in English and Spanish the toll-free telephone number (1-800-342-3720) operated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to receive reports of child abuse or neglect, and directions for accessing the OCFS website

    http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/.

  • Questions may be directed to the Office of Student Support Services at StudentSupportServices@nysed.gov or by calling (518) 486-6090.