Who Must Act?
What is a mandated reporter?
Answer: Certain adults have a legal duty to report suspected child abuse and neglect in Pennsylvania. Click here to learn more about the 16 categories of adults who have a legal requirement to report suspected child abuse.
|A mandated report makes a report, specially trained professionals investigate the report. Reporters report, investigators investigate.|
|A mandated reporter takes action to break the cycle of abuse and neglect and to help a child get connected to services that promote safety and healing.|
To report suspected child abuse, contact CHILDLINE at