Keeping Kids Safe: Mandatory Reporters

Are you a mandatory reporter? 

There are over 25 professions listed in South Dakota Codified Law who are mandatory reporters. To see the full list, visit the South Dakota Legislative Research Council website.

But ANYONE can report suspected instances of child abuse.

To report child abuse or neglect, please call 1.877.244.0864. Intake Specialists will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. If reporting an emergency situation before 8 a.m., after 5 p.m., on the weekends, or during a holiday, please contact your local law enforcement.