The Child Abuse Alert is aimed at the general public as well as friends, neighbors, and family members of children at risk, and professionals who work with children and are legally mandated to report child abuse. Child Abuse Alert outlines the signs of different types of abuse and neglect, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, and sexual commercial exploitation. It describes how to report suspected abuse and gives phone numbers. It is being published by Jewish Child Care Association in partnership with the Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA). First published in 1998, the booklet is being updated due to the continuing demand from human resources departments, teachers, libraries, and others organizations.
To report child abuse or neglect, call the New York State Child Abuse Hot Line.
Anonymous calls are accepted.
If you are a mandated reporter, please call