Reporting Suspected Abuse

General Information

You may report suspected pension spiking in three ways:

  • Phone
    Contact CalSTRS toll free at: 855-844-2468

    Calls will be answered by CalSTRS staff Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or sent to an optional voicemail box.
  • Mail
    Send a letter to the following address:

    California State Teachers’ Retirement System
    P.O. Box 15275, MS 16
    Sacramento, CA 95851-0275

Anonymous Reporting

All reports are anonymous.

Review of Suspected Spiking

A CalSTRS member must always be afforded due process because a resulting action could have significant implications on their retirement income for life.

A dedicated team is tasked with identifying and resolving instances of potential spiking, and will conduct a deliberate and exhaustive review of all suspected instances.