What does Adult Protective Services do?

Adult Protective Services (APS) has the legal responsibility to investigate alleged abuse, neglect or exploitation of impaired adults, age 18 and older who live in the community.

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1. What is adult abuse?
2. What are some signs of adult abuse?
3. What can I do to stop adult abuse?
4. What does Adult Protective Services do?
5. What programs are available to assist the elderly and/or disabled adults who are in danger of abuse or exploitation?
6. How do I make a referral if I believe an adult is at risk of abuse or neglect?
7. What happens when I make a referral? Who responds?
8. What if the elderly or impaired adult refuses help?
9. Don't see your question here?