Adult Protective Services

To Report Adult Abuse:

Adult Protective Services APS 24/7 hotline remains operational, to accept reports of suspected or known abuse and neglect to Elders and Dependent Adults:

•    APS Hotline: 408-975-4900 or 1-800-414-2002
•    For Law Enforcement only: 408-975-4800

Protecting Elder and Dependent Adults

The Adult Protective Services (APS) program helps elder and dependent adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. APS investigates reports of abuse and provides services to prevent and remedy abuse or neglect.

Reporting Abuse

Anyone may report known or suspected elder or dependent adult abuse or neglect to APS. APS receives and responds to reports of abuse or neglect of elders (age 60 or older) and dependent adults (ages 18 to 59 with physical or mental limitations).

In case of a life threatening emergency call 911

APS reporting line - (408) 975-4900 or (800) 414-2002
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Call the Long Term Care Ombudsman for abuse that occurs in a licensed long-term care facility - (408) 944-0567

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