The CACI Grievance Review – a 2 Step Process

The procedure to appeal your inclusion on the Child Abuse Central Index is really a 2 step process.  The first step is the grievance hearing conducted by the reporting agency (County).  If you are not successful in having the finding changed, the second step is to file a writ petition in the Superior Court.   […]

Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) – FAQ (2 of 2)

How do I get off of the CACI? At the time you received the letter stating that you have been listed on the CACI, you should have also received Notice of your Grievance Rights.  Unless a criminal or dependency court has already found the allegations to be true, you have a right to a grievance […]

Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) – FAQ (1 of 2)

What is the CACI?   The California Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) is a list of names maintained by the California Department of Justice (DOJ) of individuals deemed to have committed “substantiated” child abuse. Is my name on the CACI? You should have received a letter in the mail from your local child welfare agency […]