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Reporting child abuse and neglect in your area

If you suspect child abuse and/or neglect, please call your local County Department of Human Resources or local law enforcement agency to report suspected abuse or neglect. Click here for a listing of all Department of Human Resources locations.



Milestones Tracker Mobile App:

Track your child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists; get tips from CDC for encouraging your child’s development; and find out what to do if you are ever concerned about how your child is developing.


Department Releases Fall 2017 Newsletter
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Strengthening Families™ Protective Factors Framework Online Training - Click here!

Upcoming Events

District 5 Check Presentation:                                                       Monday, December 11th at 10 am hosted at the National Child Advocacy Center

District 4 Check Presentation:                                                          Tuesday, January 16th at 11 am hosted outside of the Alabama State House

Our Mission

The Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention (ADCANP) secures resources to fund evidence-based community programs committed to the prevention of child maltreatment. We advocate for children and the strengthening of families.

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Prevent Child Abuse Alabama
The Children's Trust Fund of Alabama is also Prevent Child Abuse Alabama, a chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America.  Click on the logo below for more information!


Grantee Portal

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News of Interest


Thank you Governor Kay Ivey for proclaiming April 2017 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in the State of Alabama!

Grant Awards for 2017-2019

Annual CBCAP Meeting in Washington, D.C.


Sallye Longshore and Tracy Plummer attended the annual CBCAP meeting in Washington, D.C. where they met Dr. Jerry Milner. Dr. Milner, the previous child welfare director for Alabama, now serves as the Associate Commissioner at the Children’s Bureau, and the Acting Commissioner for the Administration on Children, Youth and Families.


Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention
The Children's Trust Fund
60 Commerce Street, Suite 1000
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
(334) 262-2951

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