1. Call the Department of Family and Children's Services Child Abuse and Neglect Center at tel. (408)299-2071.
3. Mail the written report (SS8572) within 36 hours of receiving the information concerning the incident to the:
Santa Clara County Department of Family and Children's Services
Child Abuse and Neglect Center
373 West Julian St. - Second Floor
San Jose CA 95110
Mandated reporters have immunity from civil or criminal liability as a result of making the report.
Failure to report a suspected abuse carries a punishment not to exceed six months in jail or $1000 or both.
The identity of all persons who report shall be confidential. No supervisor or administrator may impede or prohibit reporting.