Report Child Abuse and Neglect
For cases of Child Abuse or Neglect and cases of Elder Abuse and Neglect in Ashland County please call (419)282-5001
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Report Child Abuse and Neglect 855 - O-H-CHILD
What information do I need to make a report?
Please Note: All of the above information is not needed to make a report. If you are not sure you have enough information to report, always err on the safety of the child. Children services screens all reports to determine if there is enough information to investigate.
What happens after a report is made?
In Ohio, after a report is made,
What is a mandated reporter?
A mandated reporter is someone required by law to report if they suspect or know that child abuse if occurring. A list of mandated reporters for Ohio includes:
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