Welcome to the Ombudsman Website

The Maine Child Welfare Services Ombudsman is an impartial office that specializes in assisting people with resolving concerns and complaints with Maine’s Child Protective Services Department of the Department of Health and Human Services.

If you have a concern or complaint about how Child Protective Services, DHHS is handling a child’s case, you may contact the Ombudsman office.  E-mail us at: [email protected] or call 1-866-621-0758 or 207-213-4773.

The Ombudsman cannot respond to emergencies. If you are concerned about the safety of a child, please call the child abuse hotline, 1-800-452-1999.