Call 911 if you or the person you are reporting is in immediate danger.
Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-387-5437 (KIDS) to get help if you, or children you know, are being neglected, abused or sexually exploited. If you believe a child is at risk, you must report it. Help is available in multiple languages 24/7.
Child abuse, neglect and exploitation have many different warning signs. Learn to recognize them.
For children and youth
Children have rights – booklet for children 11 years old and younger
Youth have rights! – booklet for children 12 years old and up
Personal information help card (PDF, 43 KB) – helpline business card for youth at risk of sexual exploitation
For parents and guardians
Child Intervention: What do you need to know? – fact sheet
Child Intervention: Reporting a concern – fact sheet
Child Intervention: What is a safety assessment? – fact sheet
Child Intervention: Dispute Resolution – fact sheet
Child Intervention: Legislation – fact sheet
Sexual exploitation – What every parent needs to know (PDF, 2.4 MB) – brochure
Protection of sexually exploited children (PDF, 5.3 MB) – brochure
For those seeking information about the publication ban
There are a wide variety of resources available through community organizations. Ask your caseworker or other agency workers to recommend ones that are right for you.
Know More Than Your Kids Internet Savvy Training – for parents and guardians
- See how Child Intervention helps strengthen families and communities to make sure every child has a positive childhood.
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Application and Request for Review of Confinement form (CSE0015) - Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act (DOCX, 115 KB)
Notice and Application by a Former Guardian to Terminate a Permanent Guardianship Order form (CS0025) (PDF, 183 KB)
Notice and Application for a Private Guardianship Order (CS0458) (PDF, 99 KB)
Notice and Application for a Review form (CS1597) (PDF, 1.4 MB)
Notice to Band of Private Guardianship Application (CS12166) (PDF, 94 KB)
Legislation and policy
To connect with the Child Abuse Hotline:
Hours: 24/7 all year
Toll free: 1-800-387-5437 (KIDS)
To get assistance in your area during business hours: