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Calling CPS

Can you call cps anonymously? Will the person being reported ever find out who reported them?

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:23 PM on Dec. 18, 2010 in Parenting Debate

Answers (25)
  • You don't have to give your name but if you do it can't be told who called

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:24 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • yes you can, no they won't find out, it's confidential

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 7:24 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • They will not tell who called, yes you can be anon. If you want to give your name, you can, they still will not share the info with the parent.

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 7:27 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • They won't give your name on a call, but if its taken to court, it will be in the discovery papers.

    Answer by sweet29mom at 7:34 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • nothing is truly anonymous these days. between caller id and exhausted social workers making mistakes and a dozen other reasons you have noooooo way of being certain your request for privacy will be honored

    Answer by hibbingmom at 7:37 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • Its confidential. Sometimes the person can figure out who called, but CPS doesnt give out that information.

    Answer by duckigrrl at 8:25 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • I think you have to give CPS your name, so they can do follow up questions if they need BUT you can ask to remain anon and they will not tell them who called.

    Answer by JLS2388 at 8:48 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • If you really want to remain anon, don't give them your name and block your number before calling them.

    Answer by scout_mom at 9:14 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • they cant tell the person you called about that it was you who called. cps may contact you to follow up though. the only way the person you call about can find is if they have there suspicions about you maybe cause of a fight you had with them or if you threatened them that you were gonna call, good luck

    Answer by dez1379 at 9:44 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • Well, technically...they won't tell them who called but everyone has a friend that knows a friend that knows someone that works in a place like this and there is always someway to find out. I got this info for a friend of mine who's dumbass bitch neighbor called CPS on her because the neighbors husband thought my friend was hot.

    I know you think your doing good but honestly, unless the child is being beaten and badly neglected don't you think putting the poor kid in the foster care system would be much worse?

    Answer by ShouldHaveLeft at 9:58 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

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