Reporting Abuse

In Georgia, all volunteers and staff members in ministry with children and youth are mandatory reporters of child abuse, as are all clergy. Those "having reasonable cause to belive that a child has been abused shall report or cause reports of that abuse to be made ..."

To report child abuse please contact the local DFCS office in your county ( or the local police department.

After hours (between 5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m.) and on weekends call 1-855-GACHILD.

Click here to read about Georgia's Child Abuse Reporting Statute