How do I report child abuse?

If you suspect that a child has been abused or neglected, call:


  • Outside the Riverside area call: Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-422-4453
  • Mandated reporters must immediately report abuse to the Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-442-4918.  Within 36 hours, mandated reporters are required to submit a written follow up report.  Download a Copy of The Suspected Child Abuse Report.