Report Abuse or Neglect

Report Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

A detailed resource for making the call to report suspected child abuse or neglect can be found here.

1. If a child is in immediate danger, call 911.

2. Dial 1-800-552-7096 (Virginia Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline).

3. At the end of the call, they may give you a case number. Write it down so you can include it in the report to the University.

4. Report to the University and College at Wise.


          Notify the Office of Youth Protection through JustReportIt or 

          College at Wise:

          Tabitha Smith, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Report in-person, via phone at 276-870-5065,or via email at 

Reporting Peer-on-Peer Sexual Abuse

Peer-on-peer sexual abuse may require a report to law enforcement rather than to the Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services Hotline. If you are unsure, begin by calling the hotline at 1-800-552-7096 and they can provide further instruction or direction.