Report Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

If you suspect that a child's health or safety is jeopardized due to abuse or neglect by parents or other caretaker who has custody of the child, contact the child protective services agency in your county.  These 24-hour Hotlines are staffed by trained social workers.

If you are reporting suspected child abuse or neglect regarding children in another county please contact that county's child protective services agency.  

California County Emergency Response Child Abuse Reporting Telephone Numbers

Alameda County

(510)-259-1800

Alpine County

(530)-694-2235

Amador County

(209)-223-6550 – Mon thru Thurs 8:00-5:00 
(209)-223-1075 – After hours

Butte County

(530)-538-7882  
(800)-400-0902 – 24 hours

Calaveras County

(209)-754-6452 
(209)-754-6500 – After hours

Colusa County

(530)-458-0280

Contra Costa County

(925)-646-1680 – Central 
(510)-374-3324 – West
(925)-427-8811 – East
(877)-881-1116

Del Norte County

(707)-464-3191

El Dorado County

(530)-642-7100 – Placerville
(530)-573-3201 – South Lake Tahoe

Fresno County

(559)-255-8320

Glenn County

(530)-934-6520
(530)-934-6519
(530)-934-1429 – Intake

Humboldt County

(707)-445-6180

Imperial County

(760)-337-7750

Inyo County

(760)-872-1727

Kern County

(661)-631-6011
(760)-375-6049

Kings County

(559)-582-3241 – 8:00-5:00
(559)-582-8776 – After hours
(866)-582-8776

Lake County

(707)-262-0235
(800)-386-4090

Lassen County

(530)-251-8277
(530)-257-6121
(530)-310-3682 – After hours

Los Angeles County

(800)-540-4000 – Within CA
(213)-639-4500 – Outside CA
(800)-272-6699 – TDD

Madera County

(559)-675-7829
(800)-801-3999

Marin County

(415)-473-7153

Mariposa County

(209)-742-0900 – Daytime
(209)-966-7000 – After hours

Mendocino County

(707)-463-7992 – Ukiah
(707)-962-1100 – Fort Bragg
(866)-263-0368 – Toll free

Merced County

(209)-385-3104

Modoc County

(530)-233-6602
(866)-233-4424

Mono County

(760)-924-1770
(760)-932-7549 – Sheriff Office
(800)-340-5411 – Hot Line

Monterey County

(831)-755-4661
(800)-606-6618

Napa County

(707)-253-4262
(707)-253-4261
(800)-464-4216

Nevada County

(530)-273-4291 – 24 hour

Orange County

(714)-940-1000
(800)-207-4464

Placer County

(916)-872-6549
(866)-293-1940

Plumas County

(530)-283-6300 – Sheriff Office
(530)-283-6350
(800)-242-3338 – Toll free

Riverside County

(800)-442-4918
(877)-922-4453

Sacramento County

(916)-875-5437

San Benito County

(831)-636-4190
(831)-636-4330 – After hours Police

San Bernardino County

(909)-384-9233
(800)-827-8724

San Diego County

(858)-560-2191
(800)-344-6000

San Francisco County

(415)-558-2650
(800)-856-5553

San Joaquin County

(209)-468-1333

San Luis Obispo County

(805)-781-5437
(800)-834-5437

San Mateo County

(650)-595-7922
(650)-802-7922
(800)-632-4615

Santa Barbara County

(800)-367-0166

Santa Clara County

(650)-493-1186 – North
(408)-683-0601 – South
(408)-299-2071 – Central

Santa Cruz County

(831)-454-2273
(877)-505-3299

Shasta County

(530)-225-5144

Sierra County

(530)-289-3720
(530)-993-6720

Siskiyou County

(530)-841-4200
(530)-842-7009 – 24 hour hot line

Solano County

(800)-544-8696

Sonoma County

(707)-565-4304

Stanislaus County

(209)-558-3665
(800)-558-3665

Sutter County

(530)-822-7227

Tehama County

(530)-527-1911
(800)-323-7711

Trinity County

(530)-623-1314

Tulare County

(559)-730-2677
(800)-331-1585

Tuolumne County

(209)-533-5717
(209)-533-4357 – After hours

Ventura County

(805)-654-3200

Yolo County

(530)-669-2345
(530)-669-2346
(888)-400-0022 – After hours

Yuba County

(530)-749-6288