| Caleb Rivers (Son)|
James Dawson (Son)
Clay Dawson (Son)
William Dawson (Husband)
|Jamie Doyle (ex-boyfriend)|
Claudia Dawson (formerly Claudia Doyle) is Caleb's biological mother. She lives in Montecito, California
When Caleb was five years old, Claudia left him in his aunt's house and never came back. Since then, Caleb has been searching for her. Claudia also had hired a private detective to find Caleb. Eventually, he finds him, and Caleb goes to California to meet his mother.
Claudia hires a private detective to search for Caleb. The person eventually seeks out Caleb and gives him her number. Though reluctant at first, Caleb takes Hanna's advice and calls her. He talks to her, and it feels really good. She then arranges for him to visit California for a reunion. She finally meets her son, after waiting for twelve years.
Caleb visits his mother frequently. After the car accident, Claudia lets Caleb borrow her car and drive it back to Pennsylvania. She also bought him new clothes while he was there.