places to get HELP...
Child Protective Services Hotline:
  • In Virginia:
    (800) 552-7096
  • Out-of-state:
    (804) 786 8536
  • Hearing-impaired:
    (800) 828 1120
Adult Protective Services Hotline:
  • (888) 832-3858
Abuse & Neglect
IF YOU ARE BEING ABUSED BY SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY OR BY A PARTNER, CALL 911.

Report Child Abuse/Neglect to Child Protective Services (CPS)

The Virginia Department of Social Services operates a CPS Hotline 24/7 to support local departments of social services by receiving reports of child abuse and neglect and referring them to the appropriate local department of social services. The CPS Hotline is staffed by trained Protective Services Hotline Specialists.

Report Adult Abuse to Adult Protective Services (APS)

To report suspected financial exploitation or other kinds of abuse to the elderly or adults with a disability, call your local department of social services or the Virginia Department of Social Services' 24-hour, toll-free APS hotline at: (888) 832-3858. APS investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults aged 60 and over and incapacitated adults over 18 years of age and provides services when persons are found to be in need of protective services.

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WARNING SIGNS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
FAMILY VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ASSAULT
HOTLINE: 1 (800) 838-8238 toll free