• Link to Suspected Child Abuse Report (SCAR) Form & Link to SCAR Instructions: 

    http://ag.ca.gov/childabuse/pdf/ss_8572.pdf                                         (Form)

    http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/pdfs/childabuse/8572_instruct.pdf        (Instructions)


    In Section B of the Suspected SCAR Form reference the following:

    “Official Contacted”:           NAME OF SOCIAL WORKER III WHO TOOK THE REPORT VIA TELEPHONE

    Date/Time called:                  __                               __                               

                Address:                               P.O. Box 12000, MS 5-230 Vallejo, CA 94590

                Hotline Phone #:                  (800) 544-8696

    FAX #                                 DEPENDS ON WHICH SW III TOOK THE REPORT, SW WILL PROVIDE # AT THE TIME OF THE CALL

    TO SATISFY THE MANDATE, THE SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE REPORT:

    ü  MUST BE PHONED IN IMMEDIATELY

    AND

    ü  THE WRITTEN REPORT MUST BE SENT VIA MAIL OR FAX 
                 (within 36 hours of your call)

    The original SCAR may be retained for your records.

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    Below are two websites that may assist you and your colleagues:

    Mandated Reporter Information and Training: This is the California Department of Social Services approved website:

    http://mandatedreporterca.com

    Printed Format: If you would like information in a booklet, “Child Abuse Reporting and You” it may be downloaded from:

    http://mandatedreporterca.com/images/PUB129.pdf

    You may contact Solano County Child Welfare Services hotline at 1-800-544-8696 (24/7) anytime you have a question or report to be made.  Thank you for reporting your concerns. 

     

    ~Katherine Medrano, M.S.
    Solano County Child Welfare Services
    Initial Investigations Unit / 
    SW76

     

    Solano County Child Welfare Services
    275 Beck Ave., MS 5-230
    Fairfield, CA 94533
    Desk:      (707) 784-8458   [from a land line]
    Fax:        (707) 784-8458   [from a fax machine]
    Hotline:  (800) 544-8696