Child Abuse & Neglect

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Adult & Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline

State law requires any person who suspects that a child has been physically or sexually abused or neglected to report it promptly to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

Do not use e-mail to report cases of abuse.  If there is an emergency, call local law enforcement immediately.

Find out how communities can strengthen families to support the prevention of child abuse at

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

What is abuse and neglect?

What can I expect if I report someone for abuse?

What happens if I am reported for abuse?

What are my rights as a parent?

"You Have the Power to Protect A Child" Campaign

The Nebraska Children Exposed to Methamphetamine Labs ("CHEM-L") Protocol

Division of Children & Family Services
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044
Phone: (402) 471-9272

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