To report child abuse or neglect call 1-800-452-1999 (deaf and hard of hearing individuals should dial 711 for the Maine Relay). Intake caseworkers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays. Reports of child abuse and neglect can be made confidentially or anonymously.
Are you experiencing crisis? To access the support of a trained crisis responder, call: 1-888-568-1112 


Policy, Procedure & Program Updates

Guidance for Behavioral Health Providers

Child Tax Credit Awareness

Child Care Plan for Maine (PDF)

New Child Care Background Check Process 

OCFS Key Measures Dashboard 

ARPA Child Care Stabilization Grant Awards

OCFS Data Requests

We appreciate the need for information from OCFS. In order to best serve all who make requests of the OCFS Information Service Unit please use the following forms.

  • For child welfare or child care subsidy data or information request please complete a DHHS FOAA request
  • To request records on a closed case, or information about a possible open case, call 800-452-1999 and select option 2 when prompted 

Careers at DHHS

View listings of positions currently available within the many divisions and offices of the Department. New opportunities are posted every day, so be sure visit our site frequently in your search for careers that matter. 

For additional information about OCFS positions Contact Lisa Bullard, at 207-561-4240 or


Email Updates

Sign up to receive the latest news and updates on OCFS topics you care about.