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US Department of Health And Human Services

Advocacy - Child Welfare

Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)

330 C St SW, Mary E. Switzer Bldg, Washington, DC, 20201

Distance: 28 Miles

(800) 394-3366


Service Details


Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible

Additional Information

Promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth and families by connecting families and child and family professionals to information, resources, and tools about protecting children, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption and more

The Gateway provides access to print and electronic publications, databases, and online learning tools for improving child welfare practice, including resources for families and for professionals. The resources cover all topics related to child welfare, child abuse and neglect, and adoption.


  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 


Please note: Child Welfare Information Gateway does not have the authority to intervene in personal matters. Please see resources on finding help with a personal situation.

Application Instructions

The Information Gateway cannot take reports of suspected child abuse or neglect, or to offer crisis counseling.

In an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

For help with reporting child abuse and neglect or to speak with a counselor, contact Childhelp® at (800) 422-4453.


Most publications are free online and many (including all family resources) can be ordered by mail for free.

Business Hours

9:30am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday (Eastern Time)

Area Served



Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Toll Free (800) 394-3366

Last Update


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