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General Intake Form

Please fill out the form below or call 213.368.6010 if you have a question about a legal issue and you are a resident of or have a case in Los Angeles County. Our intake office is open Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5pm (PST).

Submitting a referral or request to the Alliance for Children’s Rights does not guarantee services or representation. Please assume your case has not been accepted for assistance until you receive affirmative confirmation from the Alliance that your case has been accepted. Missing information will delay the investigation. Our privacy policy can be viewed here.

Important Phone Numbers

24-hour California Youth Crisis Line: (800) 843-5200 or youthcrisisline.org

To report child abuse in Los Angeles County, California, contact the Child Protection Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Toll-free within California: (800) 540-4000 | from outside of California: (213) 639-4500 | TDD [Hearing Impaired]: (800) 272-6699

988 – Lifeline Network: If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the 988 Lifeline network provides confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week across the United States. The Lifeline is available for everyone, is free, and confidential. Call 988 or live chat at Lifeline Chat : Lifeline (988lifeline.org).

Family Urgent Response System (FURS): The Family Urgent Response System (FURS) provides free 24/7 call, text, chat and in-person support to children and youth (up to age 21) who have spent time in foster care and their caregivers for issues big or small. For support, contact FURS at (833) 939-3877 (call or text) or visit cal-furs.org (live chat).

Please note the Intake Department will be closed beginning August 12, 2022. We will reopen on September 19, 2022.

All requests received will be processed after September 19th.

If you have an emergency, please contact the Los Angeles Info Line @ 211.

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Please note:

Foster Care Adoptions: The Alliance represents prospective adoptive parents in the adoption process. If the parents wish, the court shall refer odd-numbered cases to the Alliance. Foster Care Adoption referrals must be referred after termination of parental rights and case is ready for finalization. Do not use this form to refer a case to the Alliance. To refer an adoption case to the Alliance you must use the Foster Care Adoption Referral Form. Print and fill the form, and fax to 213.368.6016.

Get in touch with us.

Los Angeles Office
3333 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 213.368.6010
Fax: 213.368.6016

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