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Child abuse and domestic violence can leave lasting effects on a child’s development.

If you or a loved one has experienced, witnessed, or suspects child abuse or domestic violence of any kind, use the resources below for guidance and support.

California Child Abuse Reporting (only available in English)
How can they help?
This webpage, published by the California Department of Education, provides guidelines on how to identify child abuse or neglect, and how to make a report to the proper authorities.
If you or someone you know suspects a child is either being abused or neglected, refer to this page to double-check your suspicions and learn how to make a formal report.
- Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline (only available in English)
How can they help?
If you or someone you know suspects child abuse or neglect, the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline can offer support. The hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors and assistance is available in over 170 languages. All calls are confidential.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
How can they help?
The National Violence Hotline’s highly trained advocates work around the clock, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year, to help provide resources and options for those suffering from domestic abuse. They offer crisis intervention information, educational services, and referral services.
On their website, you’ll learn more about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources, and ways to support the organization.
National Sexual Assault Hotline
How can they help?
The National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by RAINN, the largest anti-sexual violence organization, is available 24/7 by phone and online. The hotline works closely with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers to help survivors through any stage of their recovery.
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