Forms → Staff → Health/Safety → Report of Suspected Abuse and Neglect
Form number: 335-44
Audience: MCPS Staff, Volunteers, Contractors
Last revised: August 2022
An oral report must be made immediately to Child Welfare Services, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), (commonly known as Child Protective Services (CPS)), at 240-777-4417. For vulnerable adults, call Adult Protective Services (APS), at 240-777-3000. If this is an emergency, call 911 immediately. For suspicions of abuse or neglect involving sexual assault, call the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) at 240-683-1600. Complete and submit this written report within 48 hours. IF THERE IS DOUBT ABOUT WHETHER TO REPORT ABUSE OR NEGLECT, ALWAYS ERR IN FAVOR OF MAKING THE REPORT.
MCPS employees, contractors, or volunteers may not interrogate or collect written statements from any alleged victim, witness, or offender
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