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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Make a Connection :

  • Mentor a child
  • Help a parent
  • Serve your community
  • Donate to the State Childrenís Trust Fund

When we make meaningful connections with the children, youth, and families in our communities, we can help parents build upon their knowledge and skills and access the resources necessary to raise happy and healthy children.


California's Child Welfare Continuum of Care Reform

A report to the California†Legislature
AB 403
AB 403 Fact Sheet


IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, LET US NO!

Call our telephone hotline at 1-844-LET US NO (1-844-538-8766) to file a complaint regarding a State licensed child care or community care facility. More information

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Save Our Water

The Department is one of twelve departments and one board under the umbrella of the
California Health and Human Services Agency CHHS.

DCSS | CSD | DDS | CDA | EMSA | DHCS | MRMIB | DSH | DPH | DOR | OSHPD | CDSS