800-CHILDREN is a statewide, toll-free parent helpline that operates six days a week, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Trained call specialists give guidance on issues ranging from how to understand each stage of a child’s development to how to reduce parental stress, strengthen the parent-child bond, access helpful community resources and contact authorities if abuse is suspected.
In addition to calling the toll-free number (800-244-5373), you can also email your questions or concerns to our trained specialists, at 800Children@pcav.org. You will receive a response within 48 hours.
800-CHILDREN is a proven resource for parents from all walks of life, educational backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses and parenting orientations. Calls are also accepted from relatives who help care for children, concerned citizens and professionals who work with children.
Parenting can be tough! It’s okay to ask for help. If you or someone you care about needs help or guidance concerning a child you love, please contact us today.
Visit the For Parents page on this website for more parenting resources and helpful tips.