Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1‑800‑4‑A‑CHILD (1‑800‑422‑4453), is dedicated to the prevention and intervention of child abuse and neglect.
Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. Online chat is available at childhelphotline.org.
All calls, texts and chats are confidential.
In fiscal year 2019, 90,944 CONTACTS WERE RECEIVED from children at risk for abuse, distressed parents seeking crisis intervention and concerned relatives, educators, and law enforcement who suspected child abuse may be occurring.
For more information on our impact, please read our Hotline Impact Report.