At Children’s National Hospital, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. In addition to any resources your provider may give you, our online resources can also support your ongoing treatment journey.
Frequently Asked Questions
At Children’s National, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. Here is a list of frequently asked questions regarding our Child and Adolescent Protection Center.
A child was spanked with a belt, but there are no marks. Do I need to report this?
Is my child going to have a pap smear?
Are you Child Protective Services?
Is this information confidential?
To Report Suspected Abuse:
District of Columbia: 202-671-7233 (SAFE)
Prince George's County: 301-909-2450
Montgomery County: 240-777-4258
National Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD
These resources can help you understand and recognize the signs of child abuse and give you valuable information about how to get help.
Strengthening Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Families around the world are under increased stress and anxiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our team has compiled a variety of resources to help you and your family through this difficult time.