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We can prevent abuse and protect children. It is important to be able to reach out to officials and specialized organizations. Reporting all child abuse and maltreatment is extremely important and can save a child’s life. This page provides you with various services to contact in the case or suspected case of child abuse and/or maltreatment.

You can also call CrossRoads’ 24-hour crisis hotline at (336) 228-0360

 We abide by HIPAA laws. Please Note that although all hotlines are confidential, there are some exceptions in place by law. The following must be disclosed:

  • Abuse of a child, elder, or mentally disabled individual

  • Intent to hard or commit a crime

  • Knowledge that may lead to exoneration of a criminal case

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Resources

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is a 24 hour prevention hotline offered in the US and Canada 365 days a year. The hotline offers callers support from trained professionals in over 170 languages. Services include crisis intervention, additional information, and emergency, social service, and support service referrals.

Call

Darkness to Light Helpline: 886-FOR-LIGHT (866-367-5444)

Darkness to Light’s helpline is staffed by trained crisis counselors that are ready to provide you with free support and resources 24/7.

Call

Darkness to Light Textline: Text LIGHT to 741741

Darkness to Light’s textline is staffed by trained crisis counselors that are ready to provide you with free support and resources 24/7.

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Stewards of Children® Prevention Toolkit

The Stewards of Children® Prevention Toolkit was developed by Childhood USA, Darkness to light, and Ericsson to educate adults on how to to identify, prevent, and act against child sexual abuse, through the skills and resources available on the interactive app.

Download the App

Visit the Child Welfare Information Gateway for more toll-free crisis hotline numbers related to child well-fare