Crisis Call Center: Child & Elder Abuse Reporting
Individuals throughout Nevada can call Crisis Call Center’s 24-hour crisis line at (775) 784-8090 to report child abuse or neglect, elder abuse and neglect, or disabled adult abuse or neglect. Incoming calls during normal business hours are transferred to the appropriate agency, and after-hours reports are taken by Crisis Call Center staff for all overnight, weekend and holiday hours. All reports are turned over to Division of Child and Family Services, Child Protective Services or law enforcement in the appropriate county depending on the level of urgency involved.
If you have any questions, please call Crisis Call Center at (775) 784-8090 or 1 (800) 992-5757 or click here.
Child Abuse Indicators
There are various forms of abuse and harm that can be inflicted on children. Click here to see indicators for the various forms of child abuse. If you have witnessed an act of child abuse or you suspect a child is being abused, please call (775) 784-8090 or 1 (800) 992-5757 to file a report and help end the violence.
Reporting Elder Abuse and Neglect
To report Elder Abuse/Neglect 24 hours a day, please call (775) 784-8090 or 1 (800) 992-5757
Individuals throughout Nevada can call the 24-hour Crisis Lines to report elder abuse or neglect. Calls taken during normal business hours will be transferred to the appropriate agency. The Center handles all overnight, weekend, and holiday reporting. Assessments are made to determine the immediate degree of danger to the senior involved. Depending on severity, reports are turned over to the Division for Aging Services or the appropriate law enforcement agency. Reports are also taken for child abuse or neglect and disabled adult abuse and neglect.
Elder abuse may include physical abuse, neglect, psychological or emotional abuse, financial exploitation, or self-neglect.
- For indicators and signs of elder abuse, click here.