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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.


The Recovery Village

Teenagers often resort to drug use as a cry for help. Underlying psychological factors such as depression are present in a number of these cases. If your teen is using drugs and seems depressed, they may be at risk for committing suicide.

Co-Occuring Disorders

The Link between Teen Drug Use and Suicide

Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Drugs and alcohol have a greater effect on teens than on adults. The signs of addiction can be difficult to understand, and many adolescents don’t realize the long-term damage drugs have on their bodies because the short-term side effects fade. If you have questions about drug abuse or think that your teen has an addiction, help is available.


Too Much Screen Time?

Informative brochure on the impact screen time (TV, phones, iPads, computers) is having on children's developing brains and bodies.


A Survivor's Guide to Sexual Assault

A Survivor's Guide to Sexual Assault


Getting Over Grief

Understanding the stages of grief and how to heal.


Understanding Grief

SingleCare's Guide to Understanding Grief

Grief is a natural response to loss, yet can still be difficult to understand. That’s why we created this medically reviewed guide to provide important tips and resources for those grieving and their loved ones. 

The guide includes:

  • The difference between depression, normal grief, and complicated grief
  • Physical and emotional symptoms to normal and complicated grief
  • When to seek help for yourself
  • How to support a loved one who is grieving