Child Abuse Prevention Resources & Links

Calaveras Crisis Center HOTLINE

(209) 736-4011

Understanding the Behavioral & Emotional Consequences of Child Abuse

The ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline

Call the 24 hour toll-free number, 1-800-4-A-CHILD  (1-800-422-4453), for confidential assistance in 170 languages with professional crisis counselors.



Suicide Prevention Lifeline




CA Youth Crisis Line


Support, encouragement, and referrals to youth needing assistance or in a crisis.



National Parents Hotline

1-855-4-A PARENT   (1-855-427-2736)            

Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call to get emotional support from an advocate and become a stronger parent.


Megan’s Law

Information on more than 63,000 persons required to register in CA as sex offenders


Baby Safe

This site explains the CA Safety Surrendered Baby Law which allows an infant to be safely surrendered to a designated site within 72 hours of the child’s birth rather than abandoning he/she in an unsafe location.


Amber Alert

Gives the public information needed to locate abducted children.


Prevent Child Abuse America

Prevention and Parenting Tip Sheets, brochures, child abuse facts, and research.


Kidpower: Stop Bullying Now

Bullying Prevention, Abuse Prevention, and Stranger Safety


Darkness to Light Child Sexual Abuse helpline

1-866-FOR-LIGHT   For children and adults with questions about sexual abuse or inappropriate sexual behavior. Learn the steps to protect a child from child abuse.


1-2-3 Care Toolkit

The 1-2-3 Care Toolkit is intended to support caregivers on their journey towards trauma sensitivity. It is organized by topic, each offering a brief overview, specific tools that can be used with children, and where to find more information. Also included are handouts that can be used as teaching aids.