Child Welfare Services & Foster Care Services

  1. Making a Child Abuse Report
  2. Family Finding / Destination Families
  3. Independent Living Services &Transition Aged Support
  4. Ombudsman

For the General Public

  • Call the Children’s System of Care/Family and Children's Services at 916-872-6549 or toll free at 866-293-1940 to make a report if you have knowledge of, or suspect a child is being abused or neglected.
  • Please have as much information available regarding the child and family; such as names, addresses, and ages, to ensure that Child Protective Services staff may respond to the family's needs quickly and accurately.

For Mandated Reporters

If you are a mandated reporter you must call 916-872-6549 or toll free at 866-293-1940 to initiate your report.

Additionally, you must also send a written report within 36 hours of the telephonic report.

Access the State of California's suspected child abuse report form (PDF) (this form may only be printed and manually filled out). Review the instructions (PDF).

Submit the Suspected Child Abuse Report in one of the following ways:

  • Email to Placer County (Review the following specific directions)
  • Fax: 916-784-6400
  • Mail:
    Family and Children's Services
    1000 Sunset Boulevard
    Suite 140
    Rocklin, CA 95765

Electronically Fill Out & Email Form Instructions

  • Open the form (PDF) and save it to your hard drive, complete the form and save it.
  • To submit completed form, email Placer County.
  • Should you choose to send your report via email, to address confidentiality you must include the following language in your email:
    • Confidentiality Notice: This communication contains legally privileged and confidential information sent solely for the use of the intended recipient. If you are not the intended recipient of this communication, you are not authorized to use it in any manner, except to immediately destroy it and notify the sender.
  • Please call 916-872-6549 or toll free at 866-293-1940 if you have any questions regarding the reporting of child abuse.
  • Intake staff are available 24 hours a day to speak with you.