Who Should Report Abuse?

collage of person using a laptop and a woman speaking on a cell phoneFlorida law requires the reporting of known or suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation or self-neglect of vulnerable adults (elderly or disabled). The Florida Abuse Hotline is the part of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to which the report is made. The Florida Abuse Hotline receives reports 24 hours a day from anywhere in the United States.

REPORT ONLINE

Florida Abuse Hotline
(https://reportabuse.dcf.state.fl.us/)

TELEPHONE

1-800-962-2873 or 1-800-96-ABUSE

TDD

(Telephone Device for the Deaf):
1-800-453-5145

FAX

1-800-914-0004FAX