Child Protective Services is responsible for investigating reports of abuse and maltreatment made to the State Central Register and to assess and protect children when there is a suspicion of abuse or neglect.
Caseworkers provide services to families to assess and increase the safety of the children in the home and to reduce the risk of future abuse and maltreatment. Caseworkers also assist the family by monitoring and arranging for necessary rehabilitative services.
State Central Register (SCR) Hotline: 1-800-342-3720
For more information on Child Abuse Prevention and Frequently Asked Questions click here.