By law, you must contact Child Protection Services if you think a child is living in a home where there is domestic violence or abuse.
Child Abuse Reporting
When you call this service, a child protection social worker will assess any report of a child(ren) who is at risk of abuse or neglect, including exposure to domestic violence.
- Call 902-368-5330 or toll free 1-877-341-3101 during business hours
- Call toll free 1-800-341-6868 after business hours
Watch this MAKE IT YOUR BUSINESS video about child abuse to witness a situation that may be familiar to some people: a parent losing patience with and threatening a child in public.
Questions to ask yourself:
- Do I really know what family violence is?
- Do I know the warning signs of abuse?
- Do I need a safety plan?
Learn more about other services that can help: