1-800-CHILDREN Helpline

Prevent Child Abuse Georgia’s 1-800-CHILDREN Helpline is an information and referral line for people who are concerned about the healthy development of children and the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Callers can talk to a trained individual who cares and wants to help.

The Helpline Is:

  • Toll Free
  • A safe place to discuss options
  • Open Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Professionally staffed
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • A source of information 

 

The Helpline Is NOT:

  • A hotline or crisis line
  • A function of DFCS
  • Where child abuse reports are taken 

 

 

 

 The Helpline Serves:

      • Parents
      • Grandparents
      • Foster Parents
      • Survivors of Abuse
      • Youth
      • Friends or Relatives
      • Crime Victims
      • Faith Communities
      • Professionals
      • Individuals from all socio-economic levels living
      • Urban, suburban, and rural communities in Georgia

 

 Why People Call:

  • Parenting support
  • Counseling and support groups
  • Referrals for legal needs
  • Grandparent issues
  • Child abuse and prevention information
  • Concern about well-being of a child or family member
  • Family violence concerns
  • Community resources for emergency assistance
  • Resources for special needs children

 

 

Click the links below for more details about the 1-800-CHILDREN Helpline:

The Helpline is professionally staffed by operators from Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies and operates Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

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The PCA Georgia 1-800-CHILDREN Helpline is supported by a grant from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. The Foundation seeks innovative solutions that enable young people, families, and communities to achieve results beyond what seems possible today.  Formed in 1995, the Foundation invests in early childhood development, education, greenspace, and the arts, and leads giving programs for each of the Blank Family of Businesses, including the Atlanta Falcons. www.blankfoundation.org

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“PCA Georgia is supported  in part by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Community Based Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CFDA 93.590).  Points of view or opinions stated in this document are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Community Based Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CFDA 93.590).”