Child Abandonment and Neglect in Rutherford County are Real Issues

Dec 01, 2020 at 11:06 am by WGNS


Abandonment and neglect are forms of child abuse, but the lack of reporting such issues are also a problem. Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport pleaded with the community to report child neglect…



Sometimes, a parent will abandon a child, as explained by Judge Davenport…



If you feel there is a child abuse, neglect or other juvenile issue with a neighbor or relative, please contact the Department of Children’s Services 877-237-0004 or call the Youth Service Officers at 615-898-7850.

 

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