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By Mail:
Department of Children's Services
Cordell Hull Building
7th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243

By Phone:
(615) 741-9701

By E-mail:
DCS.Custsrv@tn.gov

Adopting Tennessee Children:
1-877-DCSKids (327-5437)

Becoming a Foster/Resource Parent for Tennessee children:
1-877-DCS-KIDS

To report abuse or neglect:
1.877.237.0004 or click here

To request a Central Registry information check or information under the Adam Walsh Act: EI_DCS_CPS_CentralRegistryCheck@tn.gov

To contact the DCS Legislative and Constituent Services (LCS) Unit:
• Toll-Free: 1-800-861-1935
• By email
• In writing:
  Department of Children’s Services
  Legislative and Constituent Services Unit
  436 6th Avenue North
  7th floor Cordell Hull Building
  Nashville, TN 37243