Child Abuse Prevention

Child Abuse_800pxThe Newport News Police Department is committed to stopping child abuse in our community. If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call Newport News Child Protective Services’ 24-hour hotline at 757-926-6600 or the 24-hour statewide hotline at 1-800-552-7096. Go to their website for more information.

Additional Resources

Mayo Clinic - Symptoms and risk factors

Prevent Child Abuse America - Recognizing abuse

Child Welfare Information Gateway - What is child abuse & neglect?

CDC - Child abuse and neglect prevention

APA - Understanding and preventing child abuse and neglect