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Keeping young children safe in their homes, care settings and communities is one of the most important things we can do to make Washington a child-friendly state. The Department of Early Learning (DEL) is dedicated to providing information and resources on child safety to those who care for young children.


To report suspected or known child abuse or neglect, or for any licensing complaints, call 866-END-HARM (866-363-4276). Learn more about who is required to report child abuse and neglect.

Product safety notices and recalls

You can help keep children in your life safe by checking product safety news and recent recalls.
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Electrical Safety

Curiosity is a natural part of childhood learning, but it can be extremely dangerous when it comes to electricity.  Learn how to properly safeguard your home. 

Safe communities

Keeping children safe is the responsibility of the entire community around them, from making sure they are transported safely to preventing child abuse and neglect.
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Safe home environments

A major part of keeping your child safe and healthy is making sure that your home is a safe place.
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