SOCIAL SERVICES

 

O'Brien County Human Services/Child Abuse:

 

CHILD ABUSE

Child Abuse? It's everyone's responsibility to report it now!

 

What is Child Abuse under Iowa Law?

Victims

Caretaker

Physical Abuse

Mental Injury

Sexual Abuse

Denial of Critical Care

Child Prostitution

Presence of Illegal Drugs

Manufacturing or Possession of a Dangerous Substance

Bestiality in the Presence of a Minor

 

Download the Guide for Mandatory Reporters

 

If you suspect a child under the age of 18 is being abused or neglected call the following numbers:

CALL a DHS Local Office 712.957.5135

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday-Friday, or CALL Iowa's Child Abuse Hot line 1-800-362-2178

 

Please be ready to provide identifying information and the whereabouts of the child. You may remain anonymous.

 

If you believe the child is in imminent danger, CALL 911 immediately.

 

O'Brien County Dept. of Human Service Office

160 Second St. SE

P.O. Box 400

Primghar, IA

 

Monday-Friday: 8:00-4:30

Phone: 712.957.5135

Local Child/Dependent Adult Abuse Hot line: 712.255.2699

Statewide Child/Dependent Adult Abuse Hot line: 1.800.362.2178

 

 

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