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Child Protective Services

HOW TO MAKE A REPORT 

  •  If the child is in immediate danger call 911
  •  File an electronic report of suspected child abuse at www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis
  •  Call ChildLine (800) 932-0313 and complete a CY-47 
     (only if you cannot file electronically)
  •  Notify your Administrator, Principal, Director, Etc.

Montgomery County District Attorney’s Added Mandate: 

  •  Notify local police department
  •  Notify the Montgomery County Detective Bureau, 
     ask for the Detective Lieutenant on call (610) 278-3368

CHILDLINE: www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis

CHILDLINE is Pennsylvania’s electronic portal for reporting suspicions of child abuse and neglect.  CHILDLINE operates seven days/week, 24 hours/day to receive reports of suspected child abuse and neglect.  CHILDLINE maintains a record of all substantiated reports of abuse and neglect for purposes of Child Abuse History Clearances for individuals wishing to become employed in a child-serving profession, volunteer with children, or 
become foster parents.

Montgomery County Office of Children & Youth (610) 278-5800

A call may be made directly to the Office of Children & Youth, anytime of the day or night, to report concerns.  An Intake Caseworker is available 24 hours/day, seven days/week. During evenings, weekends, or holidays, call (610) 275-1222.

 

MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING

Appropriate for mandated and permissive reporters: 
Go to www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu

  •  Free 3-hour on-line course
  •  Provides information on recognition of child maltreatment
  •  Provides information on your obligation or opportunity to report suspicions of abuse
  •  Details procedures for making a report of child maltreatment
  •  Meets Act 31 training requirements
  •  Meets Act 126 training requirements

  

PENNSYLVANIA’S CHILD ABUSE RESOURCE PORTAL  

Go to www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov  for information, training, clearances and more.


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Human Services Center
1430 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA 19404
Directions

Ph: 610-278-5800 Main Office (M-F, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM)
Ph: 610-275-1222 (After hours, Weekends and Holidays)
Fx: 610-278-5898

1-800-932-0313 PA Child Abuse Hot-Line

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Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.