How to Report Child Neglect?

Answer Fear of repercussions or doubts that you interpreted the situation correctly often prevents citizens from reporting possible child neglect. It is not your responsibility to determine neglect, but a... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Report Child Neglect

How can you report child neglect?

Contact the police, social services, the child's teacher or principal, etc.

What proof is needed to report child neglect?

Answer The concerned adult should contact the state agency that has jurisdiction in such matters and file a report. A report can be made anonymously if the person is worried about possible repercu... Read More »

How do i report elder neglect?

Contact the department of aging in your state. Most states have such an agency that oversees the care of the elderly much like Child Protective Services. These agencies help ensure that the elder... Read More »

Can a permanent resident get deported if found guilty of child neglect by child protective services?

No, pedophilia is when you begin taking a sexual interest in a child.