Children's Services Branch (CSB) is dedicated to the preservation of families through the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Members of a 24-hour emergency service respond to reports of abuse or neglect by providing assessment, counseling, crisis intervention and, if necessary, emergency shelter care.
What is Abuse and Neglect?
Abuse can be physical, sexual, or emotional
Neglect can be withholding basic necessities, such as food, clothing, medical care, etc., or the failure to care for someone properly
When in Doubt, Report!
Except for reports made in bad faith, a reporter is protected from liability, even if the report turns out not to be true.
To report child abuse or neglect, 24 hours a day, please call our emergency number at (209) 385-3104.