Child Protective Services


  • If the child is in immediate danger call 911
  • File an electronic report of suspected child abuse at 
  • Call ChildLine (800) 932-0313 and complete a CY-47
    (only if you cannot file electronically)
  • Notify your Administrator, Principal, Director, Etc.

Montgomery County District Attorney’s Added Mandate:

  • Notify the local police department or call 911

Law Enforcement Emergency Placement (form)

CHILDLINE is Pennsylvania’s electronic portal for reporting suspicions of child abuse and neglect. CHILDLINE operates seven days/week, 24 hours/day to receive reports of suspected child abuse and neglect. CHILDLINE maintains a record of all substantiated reports of abuse and neglect for purposes of Child Abuse History Clearances for individuals wishing to become employed in a child-serving profession, volunteer with children, or become foster parents.

Montgomery County Office of Children & Youth (610) 278-5800

A call may be made directly to the Office of Children & Youth, anytime of the day or night, to report concerns. An Intake Caseworker is available 24 hours/day, seven days/week. During evenings, weekends, or holidays, call (610) 275-1222.

MANDATED or Permissive REPORTER TRAINING and Education

Are you a mandated or permissive reporter in need of training? Click here for more information.

Pennsylvania's Child Abuse Resource Portal

Go to for information, training, clearances and more.