Report Abuse and Neglect

Call 1-866-ENDHARM (1-866-363-4276*) if you:

  • suspect abuse or neglect of a child
  • suspect abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult

Call 9-1-1 if a child or adult is in an emergency situation.

Ways to report abuse or neglect

Signs and symptoms of:

Who is required to report abuse or neglect (Mandatory reporters):

EndHarm flier

A one-page flier explains how to report abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult. Available in several languages:

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End Harm

TTY Accessible

*1-866-EndHarm is TTY-accessible. A person will answer your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A person with speech or hearing disabilities may use the following ways to contact us:

  • Place a direct TTY call to this dedicated TTY line: 1-800-624-6186.
  • People with hearing loss who have specialized telecommunication devices can call 866-363-4276 (End Harm) through Washington Relay Service.