To report child abuse or neglect call 1-800-452-1999 (deaf and hard of hearing individuals should dial 711 for the Maine Relay). Intake caseworkers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays. Reports of child abuse and neglect can be made confidentially or anonymously.
Are you experiencing crisis? To access the support of a trained crisis responder, call: 1-888-568-1112
Children’s Behavioral Health
Policy, Procedure & Program Updates
Guidance for Behavioral Health Providers
Child Care Plan for Maine (PDF)
New Child Care Background Check Process
ARPA Child Care Stabilization Grant Awards
OCFS Data Requests
We appreciate the need for information from OCFS. In order to best serve all who make requests of the OCFS Information Service Unit please use the following forms.
- For child welfare or child care subsidy information use the OCFS Data Request Form
- For children's behavioral health information use the CBHS Data Request Form
- To request records on a closed case, or information about a possible open case, call 800-452-1999 and select option 2 when prompted
Careers at DHHS
View listings of positions currently available within the many divisions and offices of the Department. New opportunities are posted every day, so be sure visit our site frequently in your search for careers that matter.
For additional information about OCFS positions Contact Lisa Bullard, at 207-561-4240 or Lisa.M.Bullard@maine.gov