Duty to Report

By : CSAC Publish on : May 16, 2021

Under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, anyone who has reasonable and probable grounds to believe a child is being sexually, physically, emotionally abused or neglected has a legal obligation to file a report. 

Child abuse is everyone’s business. 
If you need to make a report, here are some numbers to know:

  • Lethbridge Police Service Complaint Line: 403-328-4444
  • Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-387-5437 (KIDS) - available in multiple languages
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or Text CONNECT to 686868
  • Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-8477
  • Online Exploitation: cybertip.ca
  • Or your local police/RCMP detachment