REPORT SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT
IF YOU THINK SOMEONE IS IN DANGER OF BEING HURT, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY!
Report child abuse to a local office of the Department of Human Services (DHS), local police department, county sheriff, county juvenile department or state police.
If you need to report suspected abuse or neglect in Washington county, please call the 24/7 child abuse hotline:
Local: (503) 681-6917
Toll free: (800) 275-8952, dial 1
OR call the statewide child abuse hotline 1-855-503-SAFE (7233)
For more information about the role of a mandatory reporter and who is defined as a mandatory reporter, please consider taking the free online Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN) training.
The RRCAN training is required for all early childhood educators, including in-home programs, certified child care center staff, and anyone accepting ERDC subsidy from DHS.
For more information on helping to prevent child abuse, please click the link to Department of Human Services. http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/CHILDREN/CHILD-ABUSE/Pages/index.aspx