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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
Indiana Department of Child Services Public Records Requests

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: 317-232-0970  
FAX: 317-232-2217
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

Education Services  (including ESSA, academic, behavioral, and special education needs) 
Send e-mail
More information about Education Services
Contact DCS ESSA state point of contact
Contact Department of Education (DOE) state point of contact

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.
Executive Management
Indiana State Phone and E-Mail Directory

To contact Child Welfare please use the form below:

Contact Form - Child Welfare

ATTENTION: If you are wanting to report child abuse or neglect, please contact the Indiana Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-800-5556.

  *If you would like to remain anonymous, please type Anonymous for your name.

  *Please provide an email address and/or phone number that you can be reached at.

(Please note: Confidential information transmitted through the Internet cannot be secured. E-mail messages or comments intended to update individual case records, establish eligibility, or change an address, etc. DO NOT satisfy client reporting requirements. To update your records, please contact the local office where your case is on file.)

Thank you for your comments!

If you would like to send written correspondence, please address comments to:

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

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