Report Child Abuse
What are the signs of child abuse and neglect?
Learn how to recognize child abuse and neglect. Contact one of our prevention education specialists and ask about our Mandated Reporting or Darkness to Light workshops. Or, browse the following resources:
- CAN Council’s Recognizing Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect
- Potential Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect – Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
- Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect: Signs and Symptoms – Child Welfare Information Gateway
- Recognizing and Preventing Child Abuse – HelpGuide
Do you think a child has been abused?
Make a report today. Call Michigan Children’s Protective Services (CPS) at 1-855-444-3911 – any time, day or night.
(Note: CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region is not the agency that investigates child abuse and neglect.)
What should I do if child abuse is happening in front of me?
If you witness child abuse occurring, call 911 immediately, then call Michigan Children’s Protective Services (CPS) at 1-855-444-3911.