Mandated Reporting Procedures

  1. Authorized Individuals are Mandated Reporters who are required to report child abuse or neglect within 24 hours by calling:
      • 1-855-GACHILD (1-855-422-4453)
        Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS)
        Division of Family and Children Services (DFACS)
        Child Protective Center
      • 470-578-6666
        KSU Police Emergencies
  2. The Authorized Individual/Mandated Reporter should also notify the KSU Program Sponsor, by phone, email, or in person within 24 hours.

For additional information, refer to Official Code of Georgia Annotated Title 19. Domestic Relations, Chapter 7. Parent and Child Relationship Generally, Article 1. General Provisions (O.C.G.A. § 19-7-5).