Pension Abuse Reporting Hotline
Toll-free hotline enables anyone to report suspected abuse


CalSTRS is dedicated to preventing pension spiking.

A toll-free hotline has been established enabling anyone—the public, CalSTRS members, school district and county office of education employees—to report suspicions of pension spiking to CalSTRS.

Anonymous Reporting

All reports are anonymous.

Reporting Suspected Abuse

You may report suspected cases of pension spiking in three ways:

  • Online Form

    Complete the secure online Pension Abuse Reporting Form.

  • Phone

    Contact CalSTRS toll free at 855-844-2468.

    Calls will be answered by CalSTRS staff Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 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

Review of Suspected Spiking Cases

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 potential spiking cases, and will conduct a deliberate and exhaustive review of all suspected cases.