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Alameda County Family Justice Center

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While child abuse is a community issue and should be reported by anyone, it is required by law for certain professionals and laypersons who have a certain working relationship or contact with children to report child abuse. Examples of individuals required to report child abuse include the following: teachers, employees of a child care institution, public assistance workers, social workers, and health practitioners. For more information on mandated reporting, please visit http://www.thecapcenter.org (California Attorney General's Office, 2000) [1].

To report child abuse in Alameda County - Call (510)259-1800

You can also report child abuse to your local police department.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

https://www.childwelfare.gov/state-resources/

The California Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Law

http://www.csulb.edu/~nmatza/powerpoint/HSc411BAssign/Laws/PC11166.pdf

California Mandatory Reporting Requirements Regarding Elders/Disabled - RAINN

http://www.benelectfoundation.org/sites/default/files/CaliforniaElderMandatoryReporting_0.pdf

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-CHILD(1-800-422-4453)

http://www.childhelp.org/

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[1] California Attorney General's Office. (2000). Child Abuse Prevention Handbook. Northern California, Allied Printing.