Morgan County Human Resources Child Abuse in Decatur Alabama

Address and phone number for Morgan County Human Resources Child Abuse, a Child Abuse Prevention Center, at 14th Street Southeast, Decatur AL.


Name
Morgan County Human Resources Child Abuse
Address
507 14th Street Southeast, Decatur, Alabama, 35601
Phone
256-340-5840

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About the Morgan County Human Resources Child Abuse

The Morgan County Human Resources Child Abuse, located in Decatur, AL, protects children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Prevention also promotes the welfare of children who are vulnerable to abuse, including victims of abuse in Decatur. The agency coordinates with Morgan County Child, Youth, and Family Services agencies and non-profit organizations to protect children in Morgan County from abuse and neglect.

You may contact Child Abuse Prevention for questions about:
  • Decatur Child Abuse and neglect prevention programs
  • Improving child welfare in the Morgan County area
  • Identifying the signs of child abuse
  • Volunteering as a tutor, mentor or coach
  • Child safety services
  • Programs for victims of child abuse
Child Abuse Prevention Programs

The Child Abuse Prevention agency oversees multiple programs designed to improve child welfare. These include programs to investigate cases of suspected abuse, neglect, or abandonment of children in the Morgan County area. Child Abuse Prevention also evaluates child welfare and intervenes on behalf of victims or suspected victims. Caseworkers within the Child Abuse Prevention program monitor children and arrange for necessary rehabilitative services. In addition to collaborating with law enforcement agencies and the legal system in Morgan County, Child Abuse Prevention offers preventative services, including home visits, public information programs, and educational initiatives.

Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect

In Decatur, Child Abuse Prevention accepts reports of suspected child abuse or neglect. The reporting options include hotline telephone services. The Child Abuse Prevention maintains the confidentiality of child mistreatment reports, as mandated by Alabama law. This includes protecting the reporter's identity from the individual suspected of child abuse or neglect.

Educational Resources on Child Welfare

The Child Abuse Prevention agency provides educational resources designed to improve child welfare in the Morgan County area. These include resources on identifying the signs of child abuse or neglect, information about Child Abuse Prevention programs, and guidelines for reporting suspected child abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Prevention also provides training resources for mandated reporters in the Morgan County area.

Federal Child Bureau

At the federal level, the Child Bureau (CB), part of the U.S. Health and Human Services Administration, grants funding to Alabama state and tribal organizations to support programs promoting stable families. These include financial support for domestic violence prevention and treatment services. CB offers technical assistance and training to AL agencies that provide Child Protection Services. In Morgan County local CB Offices help investigate reports of child abuse and help homeless children find stable homes. The Child Bureau also collects data on Decatur child abuse reports through its reporting system and makes the data available to the public.

Contact the Morgan County Human Resources Child Abuse

You may contact the Morgan County Human Resources Child Abuse by calling 256-340-5840, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Morgan County Human Resources Child Abuse, 507 14th Street Southeast, Decatur, Alabama, 35601.