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
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.