Suspected Child Abuse Report (SCAR)

If you suspect that a child has been abused or neglected, call:  1-800-442-4918.

  • 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.
  • Outside the Riverside County area call: Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-422-4453.

For additional information, please visit the County of Riverside, Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Website.