Educators & Healthcare Workers are the Leading Reporters of Child Abuse

This fact sheet explains New Jersey educators and healthcare workers are the leading reporters of child abuse. It notes that with the closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, many children are at risk of child abuse. It then emphasizes that in New Jersey, everyone is mandated to report suspected abuse or neglect. The hotline number to call to report suspected abuse or neglect is included. New Jersey Department of Children and Families  CLICK HERE