Hotline: Description


The San Diego Child Abuse Hotline is available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. Callers speak to a social worker who takes a report of alleged abuse, neglect and/or exploitation of youth under 18 years of age. The hotline receives an average of more than 3,200 calls each month. Each call is evaluated for appropriateness of assignment and is either designated to a region for investigation or screened out.