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Child and Elder Abuse Hotlines
Los Angeles County

Child Protection Hotline

(800) 540-4000 - Within-the-state calls
(213) 639-4500 - Out-of-state calls
(800) 272-6699 - TDD

This is a 24-hour service, 7 days a week.

The Child Protection Hotline receives all reports of suspected child abuse, neglect or exploitation. It also provides information and consultation about child abuse and neglect.

Los Angeles County-Report Child Abuse

Elder/Dependent Abuse Hotline

(800) 4-R-SENIORS (477-3646)

This is a 24-hour service, 7 days a week.

Community and Senior Services provides a hotline for reporting suspected abuse of senior citizens.

Los Angeles County-Adult Protective Services

Also see the Los Angeles District Attorney's web page on Elder Abuse.