Welcome to the County of Riverside Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Children’s Services Division (CSD). We are a public Child Protective Service (CPS) agency mandated to investigate allegations of child abuse and neglect.
Children's Services Mission:
To ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of children and to support families.
We operate a 24-hour child abuse hotline to receive reports of abuse and neglect of children (under the age of 18 years old). The 24-hour child abuse hotline number is: 1-800-442-4918. Please DO NOT send E-mail to report Child Abuse and Neglect.
If you think a child related to you has been detained by the Children's Services Division, please contact us at 1-800-442-4918. Your information will be taken and passed on to a worker. As allowable by law, you might be sent a letter with further information.
Monday - Thursday, 7:30am - 5:30pm
Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
System Improvement Plan Goals:
- Improved Timeliness to Reunification
- Increased Placement Stability
- Reduce Reentry