Report Child/Elder Abuse

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Report Child Abuse

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, call (760) 872-1727. Report 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.


For all emergencies, call 911.                   

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Report Elder Abuse

If you suspect that an elder or dependent adult's health or safety is jeopardized due to abuse or neglect, report using the below phone numbers:

Mon-Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm (760) 873-6364

After hours (760) 872-1727

Report 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.


For all emergencies, call 911.           

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Report Elder Abuse at a Facility

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program investigates elder abuse complaints in long-term and residential care facilities for the elderly. The primary responsibility of the program is to investigate and endeavor to resolve complaints made by, or on behalf of, individual residents in these facilities, including nursing homes, residential care facilities for the elderly, and assisted living facilities.

If you suspect elder abuse in a facility, call the LTCOP at (760) 872-4128, or call the State's 24- Hour Crisis Line at 1-800-231-4024.

For all emergencies, call 911.

California Department of Social Services Suspected Dependent/Elder Abuse Report