If you suspect child abuse, call our 24/7 Hotline   |   419-213-2273 (CARE)

Indicators of the Sexual Abuser

In the family where sexual abuse is occurring, the abusive adult may:

  • be overly protective of the child
  • refuse to allow the child to participate in social activities
  • be jealous of the child’s friends or activities
  • accuse the child of promiscuity
  • distrust the child
  • have marital problems
  • need to be in control or fear losing control
  • be domineering, rigid, or authoritarian
  • favor a “special” child in the family
  • have been sexually abused himself/herself
LCCS Mission Statement

Our mission is to lead the community in the protection of children at risk of abuse and neglect. This is accomplished by working with families, service providers and community members to assess risk and coordinate community-based services resulting in safe, stable, and permanent families for children.

Lucas County Children Services

705 Adams St., Toledo, OH 43604

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Phone: (419) 213-3200  •  Fax: (419) 327-3291

Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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