The aim of this agency is to help protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse and neglect. The Hotline gets calls, faxes and web based reports from concerned citizens.
Anyone who suspects that a child has been abused needs to report it to the Florida Abuse Hotline. Failure to do so is considered a felony.
Florida Abuse Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
16th Avenue Complex 1000 NE 16th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
The Florida Department of Children and Families works to help ensure the safety of children. They protect children, the elderly, and the disabled from abuse and neglect. Please call or visit the website for more information.
- Abuse Hotline
- Adult Protective Services
- Child Welfare
- Determining eligibility for Medicaid
- Domestic Violence
- Food stamps (ACCESS Florida)
- Foster care
- Human Trafficking
- Refugee Services
- Substance abuse and mental health treatment
- Temporary cash assistance
2415 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32303