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How do I report Child Abuse?

The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is firmly committed to protecting children and youth. If you have a reasonable cause of suspected child abuse, general child well-being concerns or know of other abuse of minors please report your concerns to:

911 immediately if there is an indication of imminent danger
PA Child Line 1-800-932-0313 (intake is available 24/7)

Reports of abuse within the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown:

Pennsylvania Attorney General Hotline (888) 538-8541
Pennsylvania State Police Headquarters (717) 783-5599 or your local Pennsylvania State Police Station
Your local police department

To report to the Diocese any suspected abuse of a minor within the diocese, please call the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Independent Reporting Hotline hosted by Nulton Diagnostic and Treatment Center* at this Toll-Free Number: (833) 685-8661. Your call will be answered by a representative of Nulton Diagnostic and Treatment Center.  Any information provided to Nulton Diagnostic and Treatment Center will be reported to law enforcement as required by state law.  *Nulton Diagnostic and Treatment Center is independently owned and operated and not associated with the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.


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