A chat agent is available right now to answer your questions! If you suspect an adult is being abused, neglected, or exploited, call Adult Protective Services Statewide Intake, toll-free at or We are committed to protecting the safety of adults who are not able to protect themselves and to promoting the personal choice and self-determination of all we serve.
To learn warning signs of adult abuse, neglect, and financial expolitation click here. For more information about reporting abuse and neglect visit the Central Intake Abuse and Neglect webpage. This means immediately make a report if you believe an incapacitated adult at home or in a facility may be abused, neglected or exploited.
Adult Protective Services APS is a state mandated program provided without regard to income to assist vulnerable adults in our community. Services are aimed at maintaining individuals in the community as long as possible. Persons are eligible for APS as long as they meet the following criteria:.
Skip to main content. Adult Protective Services APS provides vulnerable adults protection from abuse, neglect or exploitation and offers services. The services help with proper medical care, self-maintenance skills, personal hygiene, adequate food, shelter and protection. Frequently asked questions.
If you suspect that an elderly Cuyahoga County resident is the victim of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or exploitation, report it. Calls to the Elder Abuse Hotline at are accepted 7 days a week, including holidays. Government Organizational Chart History.
Adult Protective Services APS responds to reports from individuals, concerned citizens, social service and health providers, and law enforcement representatives about developmentall disabled adults, physically and mentally disabled adults, and the elderly who may be physically or financially abused, neglected, or exploited. Anyone aged 18 to 64 with a mental or physical disability or anyone aged 65 or older that is suspected of being abused or neglected, is eligible for APS without regard to income. Persons interested in obtaining more information or who wish to report adult or elder abuse should call 24 hours a day: or toll free at CALL-APS.
There are APS agencies all over the nation, and more than likely there is one near your community. If you have any issues, concerns or questions, it is always confidential and safe to contact an APS office near you. To get help or make a report, please click on the Learn More link below to find reporting contact information for your state.
APS field investigators operate out of the offices of county prosecutors throughout the state. If the APS unit has reason to believe that an individual is an endangered adult, the adult protective services unit shall investigate the complaint or cause the complaint to be investigated by law enforcement or other agency and make a determination as to whether the individual reported is an endangered adult. To be eligible for service under this program, an individual must be a resident of the state of Indiana, 18 years of age or older, physically or mentally incapacitated and reported as abused, neglected or exploited.
Adults with disabilities may be vulnerable to abuse, neglect and exploitation. County departments of social services receive and evaluate reports to determine whether disabled adults are in need of protective services. County agencies protect adults by:.
San Bernardino County APS strives to have all elders and dependent adults live their lives free from the threat or reality of abuse. If you are interested in viewing a PowerPoint presentation on financial abuse, please click here: Elder Abuse Financial Abuse Powerpoint. To find a District office near you, click here.