Local Offices

Suspected abuse or neglect can be reported by calling the local office phone number below.

Other States’ Toll-Free Child Abuse Reporting Numbers listed below.

Location Contact Number Address
Allegany County 301-784-7122
301-759-0362 – (after hours:
After the beep, leave a callback number using your Keypad)
301-784-7244 (Fax)
P.O. Box 1420 -1 Frederick Street
Cumberland, Maryland 21501-1420
Anne Arundel County 410-421-8400 (24 hours)
410-508-2041 (Fax)
7500 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
Baltimore City 410-361-2235 (24 hours)
443-423-7003 (Fax) or 443-423-7002
443-423-5950 (after hours fax)
1525 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Baltimore County 410-853-3000 (24 hours) (Option 1)
410-853-3698 (Fax)
Drumcastle Government Center
6401 York Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
Calvert County 443-550-6969 (24 hours)
1-800-787-9428(toll free)
410-286-7429 (Fax)
200 Duke Street
Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
Caroline County 410-819-4500
410-479-2515 (after hours- Sheriff’s Dept)
410-819-4501 (Fax)
207 South Third Street
Denton, Maryland 21629
Carroll County 410-386-3434 (24hours)
410-876-2190 (Baltimore Area: 410-876-2190)
410-386-3477 (Fax)
1232 Tech Drive #1
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Cecil County 410-996-0100 (Option 3)
410-996-5350 (after hours)
410-996-0228 (Fax)
170 East Main Street
Elkton, Maryland 21922-1160
Charles County 301-392-6739
301-932-2222 (after hours – Sheriff’s Dept.)
301-934-2662 (Fax)
P.O. 1010
200 Kent Avenue
LaPlata, Maryland 20646
Dorchester County 410-901-4100
410-228-2222 (after hours – Sheriff’s Dept.)
410-901-1060 (Fax)
P.O. Box 217
627 Race Street
Cambridge, Maryland 21613
Frederick County 301-600-2464 (24 hours)
301-600-2639 (Fax)
100 East All Saints Street
Frederick, Maryland 21701
Garrett County 301-533-3005
301-334-1911 (after hours – Sheriff’s Dept.)
301-334-5413 (Fax)
12578 Garrett Highway
Oakland, Maryland 21550
Harford County 410-836-4713
410-838-6600 (after hours – Sheriff’s Dept.)
3410-836-4945(Fax)
2 South Bond Street
Bel Air, Maryland 21014
Howard County 410-872-4203
410-313-2929(after hours Police Dept)
410-872-4303(Fax)
7121 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, Maryland 21046
Kent County 410-810-7600
410-758-1101 (after hours – State Police)
410-778-1497(Fax)
P.O. Box 670
350 High St.
Chestertown, Maryland 21620
Montgomery County 240-777-4417 (24 hours)
240-777-4258(Fax)
The Dept. of Health & Human Services
1301 Piccard Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Prince George’s County 301-909-2450
301-699-8605 (after hours)
301-909-2200 (Fax)
805 Brightseat Road
Landover, Maryland 20785
Queen Anne’s County 410-758-8000 (24 hours)
410-758-0770 (after hours – Sheriff’s Dept.)
410-758-1101 (after hours – State Police)
410-758-8110 (Fax)
125 Comet Drive
Centreville, Maryland 21617
St. Mary’s County 240-895-7016
301-475-8016301-475-8016- (after hours)
240-895-7099 (Fax)
23110 Leonard Hall Drive
Leonardtown, Maryland 20650
Somerset County 410-677-4200
410-651-0707 (after hours -Somerset Central)
410-677-4300 (Fax)
P.O. Box 369
30397 Mt. Vernon Road
Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
Talbot County 410-770-4848 (option #1)
410-819-4747 (after hours – State Police)
410-820- 7067(Fax)
301 Bay Street, Unit #5
Easton, Maryland 21601
Washington County 240-420 -2222 (24 hours)
240-420-2549 (Fax)
122 North Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21741-1419
Wicomico County 410-713-3900 (option #1)
410-548-4890 (after hours – Sheriff’s Office)
410-713-3910 (Fax)
201 Baptist Street
Salisbury, Maryland 21802-2298
Worcester County 410-677-6800 or 410-641-0097
410-632-1111 (after hours – Option #2 for Sheriff’s Dept.)
410-641-0935 (after hours fax)
299 Commerce Street
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863

Other States’ Toll-Free Child Abuse Reporting Numbers

Each State designates specific agencies to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect. Typically, this responsibility is carried out by child protective services (CPS) within a Department of Social Services, Department of Human Resources, or Division of Family and Children Services. In some States, police departments also may receive reports of child abuse or neglect.

State Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Numbers (Source – Child Welfare Information Gateway – revised 3/2016)

Location Phone
Alabama (AL) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
Alaska (AK) 800-478-4444
Arizona (AZ) 888-767-2445
Arkansas (AR) 800-482-5964
California (CA) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
Colorado (CO) 303-866-5932
Connecticut (CT) 800-842-2288
800-624-5518 (TDD/hearing impaired)
Delaware (DE) 800-292-9582
District of Columbia (DC) 202-671-7233
Florida (FL) 800-962-2873
Georgia (GA) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
Hawaii (HI) 808-832-5300
Idaho (ID) 800-926-4453
208-332-7205 (TDD)
Illinois (IL) 800-252-2873
Indiana (IN) 800-800-5556
Iowa (IA) 800-362-2178
Kansas (KS) 800-922-5330
Kentucky (KY) 877-597-2331
Louisiana (LA) 855-452-5437
Maine (ME) 800-452-1999
800-963-9490 (TTY)
Maryland (MD) 800-332-6347
Massachusetts (MA) 800-792-5200
Michigan (MI) 855-444-3911
Minnesota (MN) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
Mississippi (MS) 800-222-8000
Missouri (MO) 800-392-3738
Montana (MT) 866-820-5437
Nebraska (NE) 800-652-1999
Nevada (NV) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
New Hampshire (NH) 800-894-5533
New Jersey (NJ) 877-652-2873
800-835-5510 (TDD/hearing impaired, TTY)
New Mexico (NM) 855-333-7233
New York (NY) 800-342-3720
800-369-2437 (TDD/hearing impaired, TTY)
North Carolina (NC) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
North Dakota (ND) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
Ohio (OH) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
Oklahoma (OK) 800-522-3511
Oregon (OR) 855-503-7233
Pennsylvania (PA) 800-932-0313
866-872-1677 (TDD)
Puerto Rico (PR) 800-981-8333
Rhode Island (RI) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
South Carolina (SC) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
South Dakota (SD) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
Tennessee (TN) 877-237-0004
Texas (TX) 800-252-5400
Utah (UT) 855-323-3237
Vermont (VT) 800-649-5285
Virginia (VA) 800-552-7096
Washington (WA) 866-363-4276
800-624-6186 (TDD)
West Virginia (WV) 800-352-6513
Wisconsin (WI) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®
Wyoming (WY) 800-422-4453 Childhelp®