For the safety, protection, and well-being of the child, if you suspect a child is being abused or neglected you have an obligation to report your suspicion. You can report your suspicions anonymously. All child care providers are legally responsible for reporting suspicions of abuse. Call the New Jersey Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-877-NJABUSE or 1-877-652-2873. This hotline is toll-free and available 24 hours a day, seven days.