If you suspect a child under the age of 18 is being abused or neglected:
- If you believe the child is in imminent danger, CALL 911 immediately.
- Call the Abuse Hotline at 1-800-362-2178, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Please be ready to provide identifying information and the whereabouts of the child.
- You may remain anonymous.
Dependent Adult Abuse
Call the Abuse Hotline at 1-800-362-2178, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information visit the Dependent Adult Abuse page on the Iowa Department of Human Services website.
Report suspected Medicaid and Welfare fraud by calling 1-800-831-1394, available Monday – Friday 7:00am to 6:00pm. You may also report suspected fraud to the US Department of Health and Human Services at the Office of Inspector General website.