MAYS LANDING – April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office acknowledges the importance of child and family well-being to our entire community. Child abuse is the non-accidental physical, sexual, or emotional harm or risk of harm to a child under the age of 18 caused by a parent or other person who acts as a caregiver.

Any concerned person can report suspicions of child abuse or neglect by calling their local police department, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or leave an anonymous tip on our website at www.ACPO.Tips.

People can also call the Child Abuse Hotline at 877-NJ-ABUSE /877-652-2873/TTY 800-835-5510.

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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.