How to Report Child Abuse
Alabama law requires all persons must report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect. To report child abuse in Alabama, call the at 1-877-237-0004. Dial 911 if a child is in immediate danger.
When you make a report to the Department of Human Resources, they will ask you a series of questions. It is okay if you do not know all the answers- tell them as much as you know. It is their job to work with local law enforcement to conduct a thorough investigation.
Remember these do’s and don’ts if a child tells you they were abused:
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