Signs of Abuse and Neglect

 

If you have concerns about a child, please call Dilico immediately at 855-623-8511. We have emergency service 24 hours a day, so you can call anytime. 

 

What is child abuse or neglect?

When a child is hurt intentionally, or when a parent or caregiver fails to protect a child in their care. It is against the law. It is a misuse of parental power and can lead to life long negative consequences. There are different kinds of child abuse: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and neglect.