If this is an emergency and you feel you need help immediately, please call the Santa Clara Crisis Hotline on 1-855-278-4204. You can also call 911 but always request a Crisis Intervention Team officer (CIT officer) who is trained to recognize and understand the seriousness and sensitivity of a crisis situation. Or you can visit Valley Medical Center Emergency Psychiatric Services (EPS) at 820 Enborg Court, San Jose, 95128. Or your nearest emergency room.
SAFE SURRENDER BABY LAW
If you feel you are unable to care for your newborn, visit this page to learn about the Safe Surrender Baby Law program, which enables a parent to surrender a newborn to any on-duty firefighter or hospital emergency room employee within Santa Clara County within 72 hours of birth without fear of being prosecuted.