Report Child Abuse and Neglect

We have a 24-hour hotline at 419-626-KIDS (419-626-5437), you can contact the Erie County Sheriff’s Office or fill out the form below and we will get back with you. For elder abuse, click here.

All fields on the form are optional.

Reporter Information – This information is protected by law; however, it allows us to reach out to you for additional information is necessary.

Full Name:

Email Address:

Phone Number:




Information of the family you are concerned about:
Name of primary caretaker/parent you have concerns with/age:

Address of family:

Phone number for the family:

Is this a two parent home?

If yes provide the name/age of other adult in the home:

Name/age child 1:

Name/age child 2:

Name/age child 3:

Name/age child 4:

(If more than four children, please provide that information in the narrative section)
Have you ever made a report to us in the past?

What is your relationship to the family?

Do you have firsthand knowledge of these concerns?

Are you reporting substance abuse concerns?

If yes, provide a much information as you can, name of substance and last known use, did you observe this yourself:

Please provide as much information on the family and concerns as you can:
For example, please answer the following and give details as well as anything else you may know (provide date last seen family/child, were there any marks or bruises on the child, have the police been called to the home)

Erie County Children’s Services Mission

To serve as a first responder to reported allegations of child abuse &
neglect, to investigate such reports in a timely manner and to provide
appropriate protective services to children who are found to be abused
and neglected in accordance with legal mandates.

Erie County Children’s Services
221 W Parish St,
Sandusky, OH 44870