Connecticut

CTWho Do I Call If I Suspect Abuse?

Child Maltreatment: 800-842-2288

Elder Abuse: 888-385-4225, or 866-388-1888 for suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities

Domestic Violence: National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233 or the Connecticut Coalition to End Domestic Violence at 888-774-2900

Animal Abuse or Neglect:

NOTE: Most cruelty cases are investigated by animal control officers, who are usually located as a division of the town’s police department. If your township does not have Animal Control, report cruelty or obtain the reporting form from the Conn. Dept. of Agriculture at 860-713-2506.
Fairfield County
Shelton Shelton Animal Control 203-924-2501
Stratford Stratford Animal Control 203-385-4068
Westport Westport Animal Shelter 203-341-5076
Towns not listed: Call your township hall and ask them to identify your Animal Control Officer. Most are located within the Police Dept.

Hartford County
Bloomfield Bloomfield Animal Control 860-242-5501
East Hartford East Hartford Animal Control 860-291-7572
Glastonbury Glastonbury Animal Control 860-633-7227
Hartford Hartford Animal Control 860-757-4005 x4329
Manchester Manchester Animal Control 860-645-5516
Southington Southington Animal Control 860-378-1600
West Hartford West Hartford Animal Control 860-570-8818
Towns not listed: Call your township hall and ask them to identify your Animal Control Officer. Most are located within the Police Dept.

Litchfield County Call your township hall and ask them to identify your Animal Control Officer. Most are located within the Police Dept.

Middlesex County
Middletown Middletown Animal Control 860-638-4030
Towns not listed: Call your township hall and ask them to identify your Animal Control Officer. Most are located within the Police Dept.

New Haven County
Branford Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter 203-315-4125
Cheshire Cheshire Animal Control 203-271-5590
Derby Shelton Animal Control 203-924-2501
East Haven East Haven Animal Shelter 203-468-3249
Hamden Hamden Animal Control 203-230-4080
Meriden Meriden Animal Control 203-235-4179
Milford Milford Animal Control 203-783-3279
New Haven New Haven Police Dept. 203-946-6316
North Branford Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter 203-315-4125
Towns not listed: Call your township hall and ask them to identify your Animal Control Officer. Most are located within the Police Dept.

New London County
Groton Groton Animal Control 860-441-6712
New London New London Animal Control 860-447-5231
Norwich Norwich Animal Control 860-887-5747
Towns not listed: Call your township hall and ask them to identify your Animal Control Officer. Most are located within the Police Dept.

Tolland County Call your township hall and ask them to identify your Animal Control Officer. Most are located within the Police Dept.

Windham County
Windham/Willimantic Windham Animal Control 860-465-3087
Towns not listed: Call your township hall and ask them to identify your Animal Control Officer. Most are located within the Police Dept.

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