Anyone who suspects that a child has been abused/neglected or is at risk of abuse or neglect, you should report it to the Iowa County Department of Social Services (608) 930-9801, ask to speak with the Access Worker, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or after hours contact the Sheriff’s Department (608) 935-3314. If this is an emergency, please dial 911.
When you call to make a report of child abuse/neglect you will be asked to provide as much information as you know. You will be asked for specific information. Please provide everything you know. You will be asked the following:
The names of reporters are not given out to families reported for child abuse or neglect; however, sometimes by the nature of the information reported, your identity may become evident to the family. You may request to make your report anonymously, but your report may be considered more credible and can be more helpful to Child Protective Services (CPS) if you give your name.