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Columbus Division of Police

Individuals can file reports and complaints about child abuse and other issues. Other prevention and alert information is also available.
120 Marconi Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-4760 or (614) 645-4545
www.columbuspolice.org

Franklin County Children Services (FCCS)

Individuals can report child abuse or neglect in Franklin County through their 24-hour child abuse hotline, or visit the office in person. Emergency placement can be provided for at-risk children and teens. They can link families with community services, such as parenting classes, child care and substance abuse treatment. View the 2017 FCCS Community Resource Guide.
4071 East Main Street, Whitehall, Ohio 43213
24-Hour Hotline: (614) 229-7000
www.childrenservices.franklincountyohio.gov

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

They have a quick search for missing children and a call center for reporting a sighting of a missing child, as well as a cyber tip line to report child pornography or suspected child sexual exploitation. They also have a 24-hour hotline and information and resources about missing children, sexual exploitation, child safety, sex offenders and natural disasters.
699 Prince Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
(800) THE-LOST or (800) 843-5678
www.missingkids.com

Public Children Services Association of Ohio (PCSAO)

Represents Ohio’s 88 county children services agencies. Go online to find resources and contact information for children services and child protective services in each Ohio county. Click for a county directory of children service agencies.
37 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 224-5802
www.pcsao.org

Where’s The Line?

The Where’s The Line? campaign is a first-of-its-kind effort designed to educate bystanders on how to appropriately address signs of family violence and abuse. Bystanders can anonymously and confidentially receive answers and advice by calling 844-234-5463 (LINE), texting 87028 or chatting at www.WheresTheLine.info. The Information Coordinator is available to assist 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(888) 234-5463 or text 87028
wherestheline.info