Child Protection

By law, you must contact Child Protection Services if you think a child is being abused or neglected by a parent or guardian.

If you think a child is unsafe, you must call Child Protection Services.

To make a report of child abuse, please call one of the toll free lines below.

Time of Day
Toll-free telephone number to call
During business hours
After business hours

Types of Child Abuse

  • child is being physically, sexually or emotionally hurt by a parent;
  • child has been hurt and a parent did not prevent it but could have;
  • child is living in a home where there is domestic violence;
  • child is being neglected by their parent.

For general inquiries to Child Protection Services please call one of the numbers below.

Published date: 
July 28, 2021
Social Development and Seniors

General Inquiries

Department of Social Development and Seniors
2nd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3777
Toll-free: 1-866-594-3777
Fax: 902-368-4740