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Child Abuse Hotline

Section 409-1 of the New York Education Law, which became effective January 17, 2017, requires schools to post English and Spanish information for the toll-free number operated by the New York State Office of Child and Family Services. Should you suspect or have knowledge that you or a child is being abused or maltreated, report it immediately by contacting the number below.

The toll-free telephone number operated by the NYS Office of Child and Family Services to report child abuse or neglect is 1-800-342-3720. Visit the OCFS website at

If you believe that a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police department.