Child Safety

Learn about safety in a child welfare context

It can be difficult to know what to do when you see your adult child or relative struggle to take care of their children. You may ask yourself questions like, “When do I call? When do I just take care of it myself?” The first step is to pinpoint and document your specific safety concerns and any signs of abuse and/or neglect. Explore below to understand the different types of child abuse and neglect, when kids are victims of crime and how to report child abuse.

Types of Child Abuse

Learn about physical abuse, child sexual abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, domestic violence and children, and human trafficking.

When Kids are Victims of Crime

Learn about homicide survivors, identity theft, trauma recovery, grief and healing, and crime victim services.

How to Report Child Abuse in Wisconsin

Learn what to report and how to get help.