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How to Report Child Abuse or Neglect


In the event of an emergency or immediate danger: Call 911 or University Police at (309) 438-8631.


In the event of a non-emergency: Call Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) at 1-800-25-ABUSE (1-800-252-2873) as soon as abuse or neglect is suspected.

In addition to reporting to the DCFS, all members of the ISU community must internally report suspected abuse or neglect of a minor to the University Police non-emergency number at (309) 438-8631.

For additional information please visit the DCFS website.