Child Abuse & Neglect Center (CANC)

Reporting Abuse

The Child Abuse & Neglect Center receives and responds to reports of abuse or neglect connected to children and youth.

In case of a life-threatening emergency call 911.

When the situation is not a problem needing police action, reports should be made to the toll-free Child Abuse and Neglect Center (CANC) reporting line:

It is preferred that you call to report child abuse or neglect (833) SCC-KIDS (722-5437)

The CANC screens calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Child Abuse and Neglect Dashboard

The Child Abuse and Neglect Dashboard is designed to provide the public with important insights into the current state of child abuse and neglect in Santa Clara County.

For more information, visit the CANC Dashboard.

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