Complaints and Intervention
Uniform and Title IX Complaints
ext. 34102 or 34201
Report a police, fire, or medical emergency:
Hayward Police Department non-emergency number:
- (510) 293-7272
- (510) 293-7000, press "0"
American Association of Poison Control Centers:
- (800) 222-1222
Bay Area Women Against Rape:
- (510) 845-7273
Child Protective Services 24-hour line to report abuse / neglect:
- (510) 293-7048
Crisis Text Line:
Text MFHA to 741741 for free 24/7 crisis counseling.
National Domestic Abuse Hotline:
- (800) 799-7233
See live chat Domestic Abuse link below.
National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline:
- 1(800) 656-4673
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7):
- 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)
- 1 (888) 628-9454 Spanish
- 1 (800) 799-4889 TTY
For web chat visit the National Suicide Prevention site.
The Trevor Project LGBTQ Community Support
- 1 (866) 488-7386
Text START to 678678
Visit The Trevor Project
Youth and Family Services Bureau:
Youth and Family Services Agency
*If a complainant is unable to submit a written complaint due to conditions such as disability or illiteracy, district personnel will assist them in submitting the complaint.
Most concerns can be adequately resolved by following these steps:
- Make an appointment with the teacher or counselor.
- Make an appointment with the site principal or assistant principal (if this is a school-wide concern, start with the principal).
- Make an appointment with the site administrator's supervisor. (Site administrators are the assistant principal's supervisors)
Individuals experiencing harassment or discrimination always have the right to file a formal grievance with government authorities:
U.S. Department of Education - Office for Civil Rights
OCR’s mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools.
Phone: (800) 421-3481
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
If you feel that after speaking with the teacher and/or principal your child is being bullied, you can print and complete a Bullying Report Form and upload it to the school.
If you or someone you know is being bullied or harassed, there are several ways to get help:
- You can speak to a trusted adult (parent, teacher, campus security officer, counselor, etc.) right away.
- You can make an anonymous report
- You can submit a bullying report form
A person may also claim that there has been a violation of federal or state laws or regulations, which may include an allegation of unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying. A uniform complaint or a Title IX complaint can be filed by following the complaint procedures listed below. If the complainant is unable to put the complaint in writing, due to conditions such as disability or illiteracy, district staff will assist the complainant in drafting the complaint.
State of California Resources
- Office for Civil Rights
- Office for Civil Rights Complaint Forms
- Fair and Equal Housing (DFEH)
- Office of Equal Opportunity
The California Department of Education supports high-quality educational programs for California's diverse student population through its educational leadership role and places great importance on cultivating a diverse staff that understands and promotes the intellectual, ethical, cultural, emotional, and physical growth of each student. The California Department of Education, Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) is charged with ensuring compliance with State and Federal civil rights laws, and regulations in CDE employment and delivery of education services.
Phone: (916) 445-9174
- BP 1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures UCP
- AR 1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures UCP
- BP 4030 Personnel Non-Discrimination in Employment
- AR 4030 Personnel Non-Discrimination in Employment
- BP 4119.11 Sexual Harassment Employees
- AR 4119.11 Sexual Harassment Employees
- BP 5145.3 Non-Discrimination/Harassment Students
- AR 5145.3 Non-Discrimination/Harassment Students
- BP 5145.7 Sexual Harassment Student
- AR 5145.7 Sexual Harassment Students
- BP 5145.9 Non-Discrimination/Anti-Harassment for Students
Hayward Unified School District is committed to establishing and sustaining a community that shares a collective responsibility a community that shares a collective responsibility to recognize, interrupt, dismantle,m and eliminate actions, decisions, and outcomes that result from and perpetuate racism. The district rejects all forms of racism as destructive to the district's mission of educational equity.