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Report Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

If you suspect that a child in San Francisco is being abused or neglected, call the Family and Children's Services (FCS) hotline at (800) 856-5553 to make a confidential report 24 hours per day.

Support for Families

Support for Foster Children and Emancipated Youth

Become a Foster Parent

Foster parents care for children whose families are in crisis. All foster parents receive training and ongoing support to do this important work.

Adopt a Child

San Francisco children need YOU! HSA offers free adoption services for families who want to welcome a child into their hearts and lives.

Office of Early Care and Education - Child Care

California and San Francisco fund a broad range of citywide child care programs.

Safely Surrender Babies

You can safely surrender an unwanted infant to any emergency room or fire station in San Francisco within three days of birth without fear of prosecution.