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Child Abuse Information by State

Information on child abuse doesn't have to be difficult to find if you know where to look. Federal legislation provides guidance to states, and states must make their own criminal and civil statutes within the confines of federal law. Although child abuse is a nationwide problem, child abuse laws vary from state to state. Therefore, it is important to turn first to your own state laws and resources when educating yourself on the subject. Here you will find a wide variety of information regarding child abuse including: child abuse hotlines, child protective services, and reporting guides organized by state.

National

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

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