Report elder and dependent adult abuse

Adult Protective Services (APS)

Adult Protective Services (APS) provides a system of in person response to reports of abuse and self-neglect about developmentally disabled adults, physically and mentally disabled adults, and the elderly who may be victims of abuse.

If you are concerned that someone you care about may be the victim of abuse, don’t be silent.  Here are some signs that could indicate elder abuse:

  1. Lack of basic amenities
  2. Cluttered, filthy living environment
  3. Unexplained or uncharacteristic in behavior
  4. Unexplained sexually transmitted diseases
  5. Unpaid bills, new credit cards and/or increased cash withdrawals
  6. Harassment, coercion, intimidation, humiliation<
  7. Caregiver isolates elder


LA County Adult Protective Service team provides a system of in person response, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. REPORT IT NOW!

Elder Abuse Hotline Call:  1-877-4R SENIORS (1-877-477-3646)

Click Here for Online:  Reporting (Required by Mandated Reporters)  

Long Term Care Related Reports Call1-800-334-9473

* Mandated Reporters can email SOC 341 AFTER making phone report:

What is Adult Protective Services (APS)?

Types of Abuse

When and Where to Report Abuse?

Warning Signs

Who Is a Mandated Reporter?

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