Report Abuse

Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect

Child Welfare Services (CWS) receives and responds to reports of abuse or neglect connected to children and youth. Anyone may report known or suspected child abuse or neglect to CWS.

In case of a life threatening emergency call 911.

CWS reporting line: 707-262-0235 available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Reporting Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse or Neglect

Anyone may report known or suspected elder or dependent adult abuse or neglect to Adult Protective Services (APS). APS receives and responds to reports of abuse or neglect of elders (age 65 or older) and dependent adults (ages 18 to 64 with physical or mental limitations).

In case of a life threatening emergency call 911.

APS reporting line: 707-995-4244  or 888-221-2204 available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Call the Long Term Care Ombudsman for abuse that occurs in a licensed long-term care facility: 707-262-4525