What Happens After a Report of Child Abuse or Neglect?

Document
| Author: Child and Family Services Agency
| 2010

If you suspect a child is being abused, you can call (202) 671-SAFE [(202) 671-7233]. This fact sheet explains what happens after a report, including an investigation and possible removal of the child from the home.

Audience:
Families
Providers
Topic:
Family Supports
Grade Levels:
Prenatal
Infant (birth-18 mo.)
Toddler (18-24 mo.)
Preschooler (2-4 yr.)
School-age (5-8 yr.)

If you suspect a child is being abused, you can call (202) 671-SAFE [(202) 671-7233]. This fact sheet explains what happens after a report, including an investigation and possible removal of the child from the home.

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