Clergy Abuse

In light of the news surrounding the sexual abuse of children by members of clergy or religious organizations across the country, the Department of Justice is gathering information from the public regarding complaints of this nature in California.

If you believe you have been a victim of sexual abuse or have information regarding incidents of sexual misconduct by clergy members, please fill out our online complaint form. If you would like to provide other information, please email

Please note: the Department of Justice cannot answer legal questions or give legal advice to individuals and does not generally intervene in individual cases.