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Speak with an Advocate

The Department manages a trilingual statewide domestic violence hotline that is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to your needs. Advocates are available to provide support, safety planning, information, and referrals to a local certified domestic violence center for immediate access to services for individuals who are experiencing or have been impacted by domestic violence.

Other Department Resources

Reporting allegations of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation for a child or vulnerable adult:

Florida's Abuse Hotline at 1-800-962-2873 or Florida's Abuse Hotline

Information and assistance for Child Welfare/Protective Services:
850-488-8762 or Child and Family Well-Being

Information and assistance for Adult Protective Services:
850-488-2881 or Adult Protective Services

Information about Food, Cash, and Medical Assistance
or 850-300-4323

Information regarding Homelessness Services