Report Child Abuse: 877-237-0004
In Case of Emergency and Life-Threatening Situation Call 9-1-1
Call the Child Abuse Hotline to report child abuse or neglect in the State of Tennessee.
Reports also can be made online on our secure site.
Direct link: https://apps.tn.gov/carat/
Our trained case managers will guide Hotline callers through a series of questions. Callers do not have to know all the details of the abuse or neglect. The Hotline case managers use the information you provide to determine the severity of the situation and how best to intervne.
Download an information poster with the hotline number you can display in your school, business, or church.
Spanish version: Information Poster