Each State has a system to receive and respond to reports of possible child care health and safety violations. Below is the list of statewide toll-free numbers and regional numbers for agencies designated to receive and investigate reports of suspected health and safety violations. Professionals and concerned citizens can call statewide hotlines or regional numbers to share their concerns.

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Alabama
Statewide Toll-free 866-528-1694 or 334-242-1425

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Alaska
Statewide 

Toll-free 888-268-4632 

You may also contact by your region.

Anchorage Municipality 907-343-4758
North Regional

Fairbanks

907-451-3198
South Central

Anchorage

907-269-4500
South East

Juneau

907-465-4756

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Arizona
Statewide

Toll-free 800-615-8555 (outside metropolitan area)

Child Care Licensing Phoenix Main Office 602-364-2539
Child Care Licensing Tucson Office 520-628-6541

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Arkansas
Statewide 501-682-8590

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California
Statewide Toll-free 844-538-8766

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Colorado
Statewide 303-866-5958

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Connecticut
Statewide Toll-free 800-282-6063 or 860-500-4450

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Delaware
Statewide No statewide number. You may also contact by your region.
Kent or Sussex 302-739-5487
New Castle County 302-892-5800

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District of Columbia
Statewide 202-727-2993

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Florida
Statewide No statewide number. Please contact your appropriate regional office.

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Georgia
Statewide 404-657-5562

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Hawaii
Statewide

808-832-5300 or 888-380-3088

Central Toll-free 808-832-5300 or 888-380-3088
East Hawaii

Hilo

808-981-7290
Kauai 808-241-3660
Maui

Lanai & Molokai

808-243-5866
Oahu Unit 1

East

808-587-5266
Oahu Unit 2

West

808-675-0470
West Hawaii

Kailua-Kona

808-327-4755

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Idaho
Statewide Toll-free 800-926-2588 or 2-1-1 (in-state)

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Illinois
Statewide Toll-free 877-746-0829 (in-state) 

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Indiana
Statewide


Toll-free 800-299-1627

You may also report a violation by your provider type.

Center 317-232-4469
License Exempt Homes Toll-free 866-921-6623 or 317-232-4521
Licensed Homes 317-232-4521
Ministries 317-233-5413

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Iowa
Statewide Toll-free 844-786-1296

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Kansas
Statewide 785-296-1270

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Kentucky
Statewide 502-564-7962

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Louisiana
Statewide 225-342-9905

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Maine
Statewide 207-287-5020

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Maryland
Statewide No statewide number. You may contact by your region.
Allegany, Garrett, and Washington Counties 301-791-4585
Anne Arundel County 410-573-9522
Baltimore City 410-554-8315
Baltimore County 410-583-6200
Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties 301-475-3770
Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot 410-819-5801
Carroll County 410-549-6489
Cecil and Harford Counties 410-569-2879
Frederick County 301-696-9766
Howard County 410-750-8771
Montgomery County 240-314-1400
Prince George’s County 301-333-6940
Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties 410-713-3430

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Massachusetts
Statewide No statewide number. You may contact by your region.
Cape and Southeast

Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, Norfolk, and Plymouth

508-828-5025
Central

Worcester

508-798-5180
Metro Boston 617-472-2881
Northeast

Essex and Middlesex

978-681-9684
Western 413-788-8401

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Michigan
Statewide 866-856-0126

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Minnesota
Certified and Licensed Child Care Centers 651-431-6600
Licensed Family Child Care

To report concerns about a licensed family child care program, contact your local county or tribal licensing agency.

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Mississippi
Statewide Toll-free 866-489-8734

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Missouri
Statewide

 

573-751-2450 (Select Option 2)

Central office accepts from all regions. You may also contact by your region.

Cape Girardeau Area 406-444-2012
Central 573-751-2450
Columbia Area 573-441-6226
Eastern 314-877-0210
Northeastern 660-385-3125
Northwestern 816-350-5450
Southwestern 417-895-6541

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Montana
Statewide 406-444-2012

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Nebraska
Statewide 800-600-1289

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Nevada
Statewide 702-486-3822

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New Hampshire
Statewide Toll-free 800-852-3345 ext. 9025 (in-state)  or 603-271-9025

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New Jersey
Statewide 609-777-5945

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New Mexico
Statewide

Toll-free 855-333-7233 and #7233 (cell phone)

You may also contact by your region.

Central Region 505-841-4825
Northern Region 505-827-3814
South East Region 575-625-1078
South West Region 575-373-6609
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New York
Statewide Toll-free 800-732-5207 or 3-1-1 (for the 5 Boroughs of NYC)

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North Carolina
Statewide Toll-free 800-859-0829 (in-state only) or 919-814-6300

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North Dakota
Statewide Toll-free 800-245-3736

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Ohio
Statewide Toll-free 877-302-2347

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Oklahoma
Statewide Toll-free 844-834-8314 or 405-521-3561
File Complaints Online Oklahoma Human Services: Complaint FAQ
Report Child Abuse and Neglect 800-522-3511
Report Human Trafficking 855-617-2288

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Oregon
Statewide Toll-free 800-556-6616

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Pennsylvania
Statewide No statewide number. You may contact by your region.
Central

Adams, Centre, Clinton, Cumberland, Dauphin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Tioga, Union, and York

Toll-free 800-222-2117
Northeast

Berks, Bradford, Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montour, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming

Toll-free 800-222-2108
Southeast

Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia

Toll-free 800-346-2929
Western

Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland

Toll-free 800-222-2149

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Puerto Rico
Central Number for the Territory

787-724-7474 ext. 3606 or 3612

You may also contact by your region.

Aguadilla 787-891-5570
Arecibo 787-878-2101
Bayamón 787-269-2222
Carolina 787-762-3070
Caguas 787-743-4068
Guayama 787-864-4373
Humacao 787-852-0788
Mayagüez 787-833 -3030
Ponce 787-848-4520
San Juan 787-724-8585

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Rhode Island
Statewide Toll-free 800-742-4453

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South Carolina
Statewide No statewide number. You may contact by your region.
Region 1

Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Counties Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Newberry Oconee, Pickens, and Spartanburg

Toll-free 800-637-8550
Region 2

Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell, Chester, Counties Edgefield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lexington,  McCormick, Richland, Saluda, Union, and York

Toll-free 888-202-1469

Region 3

Allendale, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston Colleton, Counties, Dorchester, Hampton, Jasper, and Orangeburg

Toll-free 800-260-0211
Region 4

Chesterfield, Clarendon, Counties Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter, and Williamsburg

Toll-free 800-464-9138

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South Dakota
Statewide Toll-free 800-227-3020
Other You may also file complaints online using the South Dakota Online Child Care Complaint Form

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Tennessee
Statewide Toll-free 800-462-8261

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Texas
Statewide Toll-free 800-252-5400

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Utah
Statewide 801-273-2895

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Vermont
Statewide Toll-free 800-649-2642

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Virginia
Statewide Toll-free 800-543-7545

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Virgin Islands
Statewide 340-773-2323

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Washington
Statewide Toll-free 866-363-4276

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West Virginia
Statewide: 304-356-4619

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Wyoming
Statewide 307-473-3933

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Wisconsin
Statewide No statewide number. You may contact by your region.
Northern

Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Price, Sawyer, Taylor, Vilas, and Wood

715-361-7700
Northeastern

Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc,  Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Shawano, Sheboygan, Washington, Waupaca, Waushara, and Winnebago

920-785-7811
Southern

Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa,  Jefferson, Juneau, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk, and Walworth

608-422-6765
Southeastern

Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, and Waukesha

262-446-7800

Western

Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Lacrosse, Monroe, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Trempealeau, Vernon, and Washburn

715-930-1148