The Justice Center operates a centralized, statewide toll-free hotline and incident reporting system that receives and tracks allegations of abuse and neglect 24 hours a day, 7-days a week. Reports are made by service providers and others who are “mandated reporters” as well as by any individual who witnesses or suspects the abuse or neglect of a person with special needs.
Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline Number:
TOLL FREE: 1-855-373-2122
Free language services available.
Dial 7-1-1 for NYS Relay Service and give the operator 1-855-373-2122
If you are reporting abuse or maltreatment of a child by a parent or other person legally responsible for that child, or by a day care program, please call the NY Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment at 1-800-342-3720. Additional information can be found on the NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) website.