Refer a Child
If 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:
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.”