In the State of Florida we are all considered "Mandatory Reporters" of abuse.
If you suspect a child or vulnerable adult is being abused by anyone, please call the Florida's Abuse Hotline at 1-800-96-abuse (1-800-962-2873)
if a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police or sheriff.
if you are a victim:
get free and anonymous help 365 days a year, 24 hours a day at Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-Child (1-800-422-4453)
To Report Abuse within the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee
( Report Abuse)
To send an email to the Diocesan Chancellor's Office to report abuse, click on the link above. Be sure to include your contact information so that we may reach you. Please include your first and last name, and how you would prefer to be contacted.
If you would prefer to report abuse by phone, please call the Abuse Hotline provided by the Florida Department of Children and Families at 1-800-962-2873 (1-800-96ABUSE) or call the Diocesan Abuse Reporting Hotline at 850-435-3536.
The Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee encourages anyone who may have been abused, or who is aware of abuse, to report it so that we may help individuals in the healing process and better ensure the safety of all. All information supplied is maintained in strictest confidence, except where disclosure is required by law. Please provide the information requested so that we may contact you.