Adult Protective

Adult Protective Services, within the Senior and Disability Services, investigates alleged abuse and/or neglect of seniors and adults with disabilities. Mistreatment or neglect of a senior or adult with a disability may include:

  • Physical violence;
  • Financial exploitation;
  • Neglect of care or abandonment;
  • Emotional or verbal abuse;
  • Sexual abuse or unwanted sexual contact;
  • Harassment; or
  • Self-neglect that leads to harm.

Further Reading

Consumer Reports, A Crying Shame
Cover story on elder abuse by financial exploitation, November 2015

Contact Us

for an APS Screener

DHS’s Adult Protective Service’s Brochure