Education for Child Abuse Medical Providers

Contact Us

For inquiries about CHAMP and the CHAMP Network:

JoAnne Race
CHAMP Program Manager

Office address:

McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center
601 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-883-5615
Fax: 315-883-5616

This website does not provide access to a child abuse expert for the purpose of case review or referral. If you are a parent or caregiver of a child who may be a victim of child abuse, contact your child’s doctor, a hospital Emergency Department, a local child abuse medical expert, the police, or a Child Advocacy Center, depending on your concerns for your child’s health and safety. For a directory of New York State Child Advocacy Centers, see

If you have witnessed or been told about an incident of child abuse, report this incident to your state child abuse hotline.

  • You can call 1-800-4-A-CHILD® (1-800-422-4453) to talk to a counselor and get the phone number of your local hotline.
  • To report a child abuse incident within New York State, call the New York State Central Register 1-800-342-3720.
  • If you are a New York State mandated reporter, call 1-800-635-1522.

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