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Abuse Hotline

Report Abuse


Florida Relay 711 or
TTY: 1-800-955-8771


Reporting tool, availability, and training.

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How to Report

Be prepared to provide specific descriptions of the incident(s) or the circumstances contributing to the risk of harm.

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Report Abuse Online

The Florida Abuse Hotline accepts reports 24 hours a day and 7 days a week of known or suspected child abuse, neglect, or abandonment and reports of known or suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

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Child Laws: FS Chapter 39

Read Chapter 39, Laws related to Children.

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Adult Laws: FS Chapter 415

Read Chapter 415, Adult Protective Services

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Resources and Useful Links

Useful Links and Resources.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is abuse, neglect and exploitation?

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New, Secure Id

All Department of Children and Families front-line staff who investigate abuse and neglect of children and vulnerable adults have identification.

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Tutorials, training and useful links

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