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How do I report someone to CPS in Kansas?

How do I report someone to CPS in Kansas?

To report suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation of an adult in the community, please telephone the Kansas Protection Report Center at 1-800-922-5330. Every call is taken seriously. Telephone lines are staffed 24 hours a day.

Can you anonymously report someone to CPS?

Reporting a concern The sooner you contact your local children’s social care duty team, the quicker they can act. They’re available 24 hours a day, and can make an anonymous report if that feels safer.

How do I anonymously report someone to CPS online?

Need Help Reporting Abuse?

  1. Report online at www. TxAbuseHotline. orgExternal Link.
  2. Use the Texas Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-735-2989 Voice or TTY. Tell the relay agent you need to call the Texas Abuse Hotline at 1-800-252-5400.

Who is a mandated reporter in Kansas?

Law Enforcement and First Responders (firefighters, emergency medical service personnel, law enforcement, juvenile intake workers, court services officers, etc.); Anyone employed or volunteering for any organization that provides social services to pregnant teenagers.

Who has the power to remove a child from home?

A court order, known as an emergency protection order, is required for social services to take a child away from parents, unless there are immediate concerns for the child’s safety, in which case a child may be removed by the police and placed in police protection for up to 72 hours.

What is considered abusing a child?

‘Child abuse or neglect’ means the physical injury or neglect, mental injury, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, or maltreatment of a child under age 18 by a person under circumstances that indicate that the child’s health or welfare is harmed or threatened.

Why do social services check bedrooms?

It also adds that during visits social workers will check “all rooms in your home to ensure there is nothing which may directly or indirectly place [children] at risk [and] inspect the sleeping arrangements and check there is adequate food in the kitchen cupboards and fridge”.