Experts fear child abuse may be going unreported during COVID-19 pandemic
Child advocates fear abuse is going unreported during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In March, the number of calls to the abuse hotline started to decline.
Child abuse concerns amid the pandemicWith kids not being in the classroom or in other social settings, experts are concerned that abuse is not being noticed and reported.
DCS: State will need more foster homes for children following COVID-19 shutdownTennessee's Department of Children's Services and groups that work with them say there will be an increasing need for foster homes as the state begins to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Child abuse reporting declines in Arizona, but advocates believe it's increasingThe pandemic has caused unexpected ripple effects across Arizona. A new area of concern is unreported child abuse and neglect.