21214 Child Abuse Prevention

Find 21214 child abuse prevention centers. Child abuse prevention centers are social service offices which provide child protective services to families.

Baltimore Child Abuse Center 2300 North Charles Street Baltimore MD 21218 3.8 miles from 21214 410-396-6147

Maryland Department of Human Resources 2 South Bond Street Bel Air MD 21014 17.1 miles from 21214 410-836-4713

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence 1025 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20036 40.1 miles from 21214 202-429-6695

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Who can report suspected child abuse or neglect?

Anyone can report suspected child abuse or neglect. Some states require individuals to report cases of suspected abuse or neglect. Many states have laws identifying certain professions or groups which are required to report suspected child maltreatment to an appropriate agency, such as child protective services, a law enforcement agency, or a state's toll-free child abuse reporting hotline.

Does someone reporting suspected child abuse or neglect need to have proof?

No. Reporters are not required to provide proof of abuse or neglect. Reporters only need to provide the facts and circumstances that lead them to suspect that a child has been abused or neglected.

Are there common signs of child abuse or neglect?

The signs of abuse or neglect vary significantly from one child to the next. Some children may tell someone that they have experienced abuse or neglect. Examples of potential signs of abuse or neglect include sudden changes in behavior, learning problems that cannot be attributed to physical or psychological causes, withdrawn behavior, and unaddressed physical or medical problems.