SafeSport & Reporting Child Abuse
If you as a coach suspect abuse of a youth athlete, here are some helpful resources on how to report that suspicion and how to assist the suspected victim(s). Reporting to the U.S. Soccer integrity hotline, the U.S. Center for SafeSport, or any other listed hotline is not a substitute for reporting to law enforcement, child protective services, and/or the FBI.
- USCenterForSafeSport.org is the designated independent national safe sport organization. The organization offers a variety of tips and resources on how to report a potential violation.
- Childhelp.org provides a 24-hour national child abuse hotline you can also call into to discuss or report any suspected abuse. They can also help look up and refer you to the local child abuse hotline.
- Rainn.org is a 24-hour confidential hotline and live chat platform victims of abuse can call into for help.