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Child Abuse Hotline

Department of Children and Families' Child Abuse Hotline Number


1-877 NJ ABUSE or (1-877-652-2873)

TTY 1-800-835-5510

All reports of child abuse and neglect, including those occurring in institutional settings such as child care centers, schools, foster homes and residential treatment centers, must be reported to the State Central Registry (SCR). This is a toll-free, 24-hour, seven-days-a-week hotline.