Refer a Child

Our Kids - Refer A ChildIf you suspect that a child has been abused, contact your local police or sheriff’s department or the Department of Children’s Services (DCS) office.

DCS for Nashville and surrounding areas:

(877) 237-0004 (24-hour reporting line)

Non emergent reports to DCS can be made online. To make an online report to DCS click here.

Metro Nashville Police Department:

(615) 862-8600

Between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, contact Our Kids at (615) 341-4911.

After 4:30 p.m. on weekdays and on the weekend, contact Nashville General Hospital at (615) 341-4000, and ask to speak to the Our Kids clinical staff “on call.”