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This website does not provide access to a child abuse expert for the purpose of case review or referral. If you are a parent or caregiver of a child who may be a victim of child abuse, contact your child’s doctor, a hospital Emergency Department, a local child abuse medical expert, the police, or a Child Advocacy Center, depending on your concerns for your child’s health and safety. For a directory of New York State Child Advocacy Centers, see .

If you have witnessed or been told about an incident of child abuse, report this incident to your state child abuse hotline.

  • You can call 1-800-4-A-CHILD® (1-800-422-4453) to talk to a counselor and get the phone number of your local hotline.
  • To report a child abuse incident within New York State, call the New York State Central Register 1-800-342-3720.
  • If you are a New York State mandated reporter, call 1-800-635-1522.

The Child Abuse Medical Provider (CHAMP) Program is a network of child abuse experts who work to improve New York State’s medical response to child abuse. The program is funded by the New York State Department of Health. CHAMP offers training to improve the evaluation, treatment, and management of child sexual abuse cases. The CHAMP website,, provides child abuse information for medical professionals and non-medical members of multidisciplinary teams (MDTs). For more information, go to the website or email JoAnne Race, CHAMP Program Coordinator, .

To contact Ann S. Botash, MD, email .



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