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Child Protective Services

  • Monterey County Department of Social Services

Family and Children’s Services

(Child Protective Services)

1000 S. Main St., Ste. 205; Salinas, CA 93901

Tel (831) 755-4475

Website: www.mcdss.co.monterey.ca.us

CHILD ABUSE REPORTING HOTLINE:       (800) 606-6618 OR (831) 755-4661

During non-business hours, dial 9-1-1 and ask to speak to the on-call social worker. Health care providers, teachers, and others are mandated to report suspected child abuse.

Services:

Program serves children who are suspected of being in danger of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Three levels of services: 30-day emergency response; intermediate voluntary services; and court-mandated services for high risk cases.

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