O'Brien County Human Services/Child Abuse:
Child Abuse? It's everyone's responsibility to report it now!
What is Child Abuse under Iowa Law?
Denial of Critical Care
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
Local Child/Dependent Adult Abuse Hot line: 712.255.2699
Statewide Child/Dependent Adult Abuse Hot line: 1.800.362.2178