What is child neglect?
General Statute 7B-101(15) defines a neglected child as any juvenile who does not receive proper care, supervision, or discipline from the juvenile's parent, guardian or caretaker; or who is abandoned, or not provided necessary medical care, or who lives in an environment injurious to the juvenile's welfare, or who has been placed for care or adoption in violation of the law. Discover the various types of neglect on the Child Neglect page.

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1. What is child protective services?
2. What is child abuse?
3. What is child neglect?
4. What is dependency?
5. How do I make a report?
6. Do I have to give my name when I make a report?
7. Who must report child abuse and neglect?