What can you do?
  • Learn to recognize the warning signals and indicators of child abuse and neglect.
  • If you suspect abuse or neglect, contact the Child Protective Services Hotline at 757-382-2020
  • Encourage schools to provide classes in parenting education for students and parents.
  • Start or join community efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect, especially during April, Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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1. How do you recognize abuse and neglect?
2. What can you do?
3. Does CPS become involved in child custody or visitation disputes?
4. At what age can a child be left alone and for how long?