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)
(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 or 7002 (fax)
(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)
(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) 631-2639 (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.)
(410) 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) 475-8016- (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)
10 South Hanson Street
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) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
Alaska (AK) 800-478-4444
Arizona (AZ) 888-767-2445
Arkansas (AR) 800-482-5964
California (CA) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
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) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
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) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
Mississippi (MS) 800-222-8000
Missouri (MO) 800-392-3738
Montana (MT) 866-820-5437
Nebraska (NE) 800-652-1999
Nevada (NV) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
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)
North Carolina (NC) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
North Dakota (ND) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
Ohio (OH) 800-642-4453
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) 800-742-4453
South Carolina (SC) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
South Dakota (SD) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
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) Childhelp® 800-422-4453
Wyoming (WY) Childhelp® 800-422-4453