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Program: Child Protective Services (CPS)


Resource Number: 3898173
Alternate name: Child Welfare

Spanish name: Servicios Protectores de Ninos.

During Coronavirus response period, office is currently closed. Services are still being provided by phone 24/7

Provides a 24/7 to report suspected child abuse and responds to reports of suspected child abuse. Provides safety and protection for children who are at risk of, or are being abused, neglected or exploited.

Child abuse is defined by California law as:
  • Non-accidental physical injury of a child
  • Sexual abuse or exploitation of a child
  • Willful cruelty or unjustifiable punishment of a child 
  • Neglect of a child, including failure to provide adequate food, clothing, shelter, medical care or supervision.

Program Phones:
24/7 Abuse Reporting Hotline
Alternate 24/7 Abuse Reporting Hotline
Child Protective Services

Website: www.ventura.org/human-services-agency/child-protective-services/
Email: HSA-CFS-SCAR@ventura.org

Location information
Ventura Children & Family Services Center  
Location: 4651 Telephone Road, Suite 300

Ventura, CA 93003
Program Hours:
Disabilities Access: ADA accessible.
Mailing Address: 4651 Telephone Road, Suite 300, Ventura, CA 93003

Program Delivery
Eligibility: Report must be related to suspected abuse, neglect, or exploit of a child (under 18 years old)
Languages: Interpreter services available, Spanish, English
Application Process: Call the 24/7 Abuse Reporting Hotline to report suspected child abuse and/or neglect, or fill out online reporting form and submit via fax or email.
Program Fees: No fee
Documents Required: None
Defined coverage area:
CA-Ventura County

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