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Emergency Assistance

Emergency Assistance

If a child is in imminent danger (life threatening), call law enforcement immediately by dialing 9-1-1.

Wayne County Children Services responds to emergency child abuse and neglect reports 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Business Hours

During business hours 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), you can call us directly at 330-345-5340 or 1-855-642-4453 (855-O-H-CHILD). 

Outside of Business Hours or Emergency 

Call 9-1-1 after business hours, on holidays or when Children Services is closed due to weather conditions, if a child is in imminent danger. A law enforcement officer will contact Children Services' on-call staff.