Where to Get Help
Do you know where you would go to get help if your child was sexually abused? Do you know what agencies would be involved, or whether you would need to call the police? Finding out these answers ahead of time can make a tremendous difference in how your child’s case is handled if he ever is sexually abused. [More Info]
Child Abuse Hotlines
If you see a child in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.
Report non-emergency suspicion or evidence of child-abuse to the state Department of Human Services, local law enforcement or state police.
Most Oregon counties also have child-abuse hotlines:
Multnomah: 503-731-3100, 1-800-509-5439
Washington: 503-681-6917, 1-800-275-8952
For numbers for other counties or additional information, visit the DHS Web site.
Sex Offender Registry-List For All 50 States
There are many places on the internet to find databases of sex offenders. The Investigative Programs Crimes Against Children unit of the FBI provides updated links to the sex offender registries of all 50 states. See the State Sex Offender Registry Web Sites by visiting http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cid/cac/states.htm