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Mandated Reporting

Child abuse Reporting Guidelines

Under Massachusetts law, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state agency that receives all reports of suspected abuse and/or neglect of children under the age of 18.

Elder Abuse Info

The Executive Office of Elder Affairs is required by law to administer a statewide system for receiving and investigating reports of elder abuse, and for providing needed protective services to abused elders when warranted. To fulfill this responsibility,

Mandated Reporting of Unprotected Exposure

 Some EMS providers have been confused about changes to the federal "Ryan White law" protections for EMTs and other first responders sustaining an unprotected exposure on the job, and what that means in Massachusetts.