Report Child Abuse - It's the Law!
Florida Statute requires school and other personnel to be mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. Though some are required, child abuse and neglect are serious and should be reported by anyone who suspects.
To Report Abuse: 1-800-96-ABUSE
WHO MUST REPORT ABUSE?
- Social Workers
- Police Officers
- Child Care Workers
- Any Witnesses
- Any/All School Personnel
- Child Abuse
Click Here for Signs and Symptoms of Child Abuse and Neglect
Call or Report it online at: http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/abuse/report/
Section 1006.061(1), Florida Statutes requires each district school, charter school and private school that accepts scholarship students under section 220.187 or section 1002.39 to post in a prominent place a notice that pursuant to chapter 39 all employees and agents of the district school board, charter school or private school have an affirmative duty to report all actual or suspected cases of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect.