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Organization: Illinois 24 Hour Child Abuse Hotline
406 East Monroe Street-IL. Depart. of Child. and Family Serv (DCFS)
Springfield, IL 62701

Main: 217-785-2509
TTY: 800-358-5117
Hours of Operation:  

Service: Child Abuse Hotline

  • Persons should call the hotline when they suspect a child has been abused or neglected. 
  • The perpetrator may be a parent, guardian, foster parent, relative caregiver, or any individual responsible for the child's welfare at the time of the alleged abuse.
  • There is a specific incident or set of circumstances involving suspected abuse or neglect.
  • There is demonstrated harm or risk of physical or sexual injury to the child. 
  • Helpful Information to have ready: Names, ages (birth dates if possible), races, genders, etc. for all adult and child subjects: Specific information about the incident; when, where, injuries, other pertinent information.  IF Possible addresses and current location for all victims and perpetrators, and how the child says it happened.
  • If this information is not all readily available, call anyway.


Alleged victim must be a child under the age of 18.



Data Updated 07/22/19 AVB

Categories:Abuse - Child Abuse
Hotline - Abuse