Where can I find more information?

New York State Office of Children and Family Services - External link opens new window
A variety of resource information related to child abuse and maltreatment/neglect specific to New York State.

To report child abuse and neglect, call:
1 (800) 342-3720

Mandated Reporters Hotline for child abuse and maltreatment reports:
1 (800) 635-1522

For information on the Abandoned Infant Protection Act, call:
1 (866) 505-SAFE = 1 (866) 505-7233

For more information about training necessary to fulfill New York State professional licensing requirements contact:
New York State Education Department
Office of Professional Licensing
State Education Building-2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12234

Phone: (518) 474-3817
E-mail:
Website: http://www.op.nysed.gov - External link opens new window

Note: Mandated Reporters who require licensure or certification through the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) are required to take mandated reporter training from a trainer who has been approved by the New York State Education Department. For more information, please go to: www.op.nysed.gov - External link opens new window or contact the New York State Education Department at .