For more information about the Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children, call 513-636-SAFE (7233).

If you suspect that a child within the Cincinnati area is being abused, please contact the child’s physician or call 513-241-KIDS.  If you live elsewhere, contact the child welfare agency or police in the jurisdiction where you live or where the incident occurred, or both.

You may also access information about our fellowship program and student / resident elective.

Clinical Assessment

To make an appointment for a non-emergency evaluation for suspected child sexual abuse, call:

  • 513-636-7233, 8:30 am-5 pm Monday-Friday
  • 513-636-4200, all other times.  Ask the operator to page the social worker on call.

For emergency evaluations for suspected child sexual abuse or suspected child physical abuse: 

  • Call 513-636-4200.  Ask the operator to page the social worker on call.
  • Call 513-636-7997 for physicians needing to consult about a patient.

Professional consultations regarding questions of child abuse are available. Services can be provided to physicians, attorneys, law enforcement and human services.  We can provide case or record review, second-opinion services and expert testimony.

Call 513-636-0037 to set up an appointment with Robert Allan Shapiro, MD.