Where do I report?
To report suspected abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult:
To report the abuse of a vulnerable adult, contact the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) at 844-880-1574. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
In cases of immediate danger, call 911.
If you are a mandated reporter you may make a report online using the MAARC Mandated Reporter Form.
To report suspected abuse or neglect of a child:
If you know or suspect that a child is in imminent danger, call 911.
To report suspected abuse or neglect in a child care center, children’s residential facility or juvenile correctional facility, call DHS Licensing at 651-431-6600.
To report suspected abuse or neglect in a family child care or child foster care setting in Big Stone County, call Big Stone County Family Services at 320-839-2555.
Who is a mandated reporter?
Mandated reporters are professionals or a professional's delegate identified by law who MUST make a report if they have reason to believe that abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult or child has occurred.