Abuse Hotline - Florida Dept. of Children and Families

The Florida Abuse Hotline receives calls, faxes, and web based reports about possible abuse or neglect of children and vulnerable adults. Anyone who suspects a child is being abused is obligated to report it. Failure to do so is a felony. There is also a web based course designed for teachers.

Please see the website for more details.

Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
TDD: 800.453.5145

http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/abuse/

Service Location

1000 NE 16th Avenue
Bldg. J
Gainesville, FL 32601
United States

1.800.962.2873

Provider

This State agency works to help families that are strong and able to support themselves. They protect children, the elderly, and the disabled from abuse and neglect. They offer services that help families on a day-to-day basis.

Services include:

  • Abuse Hotline
  • Adoption
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Determining eligibility for Medicaid
  • Domestic Violence
  • Food stamps (ACCESS Florida)
  • Foster care
  • Homelessness
  • Human Trafficking
  • Refugee Services
  • Substance abuse and mental health treatment
  • Temporary cash assistance
Address

1317 Winewood Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32399
United States