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Indiana Department of Child Services

DCS  > Contact Us > Agency Contact Information Agency Contact Information

Indiana Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline:
Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-800-5556

Child Support Questions:
Child Support Customer Service Kidsline
(317) 233-5437 and (800) 840-8757
To e-mail Child Support please click: Indiana Child Support Bureau 
Visit the Child Support Home Page

Child Welfare Issues
DCS Customer Services Mail
Foster Care Helpline: 888-631-9510
Foster Parent & Service Provider Payment Inquiries: 877-340-0309  
Adoptive Parent Inquiries: 877-265-0086
Safe Haven Law  Safe Haven Hotline, 1-877-796-HOPE (4673), or 2-1-1

Administrative Hearings
Mailing Address:
Indiana Department of Child Services, Office of General Counsel-Hearings and Appeals
302 W. Washington Street, Room E306 – MS47, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2739
Phone: 317-232-0056
Email: HearingsAndAppeals@dcs.in.gov
FAX: 317-234-4497
Administrative Law Judge Qualification Information

DCS Ombudsman (located in the Indiana Department of Administration)  
DCS Ombudsman Bureau

International and Cultural Affairs (including Immigration and the Indian Child Welfare Act) 
Send e-mail  More information about ICA

Names and Phone Numbers for DCS Management:         
Executive Organization Chart 
Executive Managers

To e-mail Child Support please click: Indiana Child Support Bureau
or phone Child Support Customer Service Kidsline (317) 233-5437 and (800) 840-8757

Contact the local or regional office in the county in which you live to apply for DCS Services.
Toll-Free Numbers for various programs and services.
Indiana State Phone and E-Mail Directory

Contact the county in which you live

To contact Child Welfare please use the form below:

Contact Form - Child Welfare

 




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  Indiana Department of Child Services
Office of Communications
P. O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
  Indiana Child Support Bureau
Inquiry Unit  MS 11 
402 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204