Have a concern about a child care provider? Learn more about Indiana’s complaint process.
Complaints and/or concerns about licensed or registered child care programs can be reported to us at 4C of Southern Indiana at 812-423-4008 option 3, to Brighter Futures Indiana 1-800-299-1527 or to the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) 1-877-511-1144 or visit the FSSA’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning website.
Families can also find inspection reports and any validated complaints or enforcement/actions for regulated Indiana programs. To learn about past complaints for a specific program, visit Child Care Finder and search for a program. The program page will include information about past complaints that you can explore.
Child Abuse and Neglect concerns
If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call Indiana’s Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-800-5556. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and you can report abuse and neglect anonymously.