If you suspect there is an emergency requiring immediate intervention, call 911
Community members who have concerns regarding potential abuse or neglect of children or elder adults and dependent adults are urged to call the Department and speak with Department staff regarding their concerns.
To report suspected child abuse or neglect call the 24 hour Child Abuse Hotline at (805) 781-KIDS (5437) or toll free 1-800-834-KIDS (5437)
Dependent Adult or Elder Abuse
To report suspected elder abuse or neglect call the Adult Services Hotline at (805) 781-1790 during regular business hours, or after business hours call (844) 729-8011