Family Medicine

  • Adult Protection Services by State

    Alabama Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Resources: Adult Protective Services Division
    www.dhr.state.al.us
    1-800-458-7214
    www.legislature.state.al.us
    Alaska Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Department of Health and Social Services: Division of Senior and Disabilities Services:APS
    www.hss.state.ak.us
    1-800-478-9996 (in state), 1-907-269-3666 (outside of Alaska),
    www.legis.state.ak.us
    Arizona Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Economic Security: Division of Aging and Adult Services: APS
    egov.azdes.gov
    1-877-767-2385
    www.azleg.state.az.us
    Arkansas Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Division of Aging and Adult Services: Adult Protective Services
    www.aradultprotection.com
    1-800-482-8049
    www.arkleg.state.ar.us
    California Organizational structure



    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Health and Human Services Agency: Department of Social Services: Disability and Adult Programs Division: Adult Programs Branch: APS
    www.cdss.ca.gov
    Call county DHS office (www.cdss.ca.gov)
    www.leginfo.ca.gov
    Colorado Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline


    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Division of Aging and Adult Services: APS
    www.cdhs.state.co.us
    Contact the APS program in the County Department of Social Services where the adult resides
    www.leg.state.co.us/
    Connecticut Organizational structure




    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Department of Social Services: Bureau of Aging, Community, and Social Work Services: Protective Services Unit: Protective Services for the Elderly (PSE)
    www.ct.gov
    1-888-385-4225 (in state), 1-800-203-1234 (out of state)
    www.cga.ct.gov
    Delaware Organizational structure



    APS web site
    Hotline


    State law web site
    Department of Health and Social Services: Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities: Adult Protective Services Program
    www.dhss.delaware.gov
    1-800-223-9074 (New Castle County), 1-302-424-7310 (Kent and Sussex Counties)
    delcode.delaware.gov
    Florida Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Children and Families: Adult Services: Adult Protective Services Program
    www.dcf.state.fl.us
    1-800-962-2873
    www.leg.state.fl.us
    Georgia Organizational structure
    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Resources: Division of Aging Services: APS
    aging.dhr.georgia.gov
    1-888-774-0152
    www.legis.state.ga.us
    Hawaii Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline





    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Social Services Division: Adult and Community Care Services Branch
    hawaii.gov
    Oahu: 1-808-832-5115, Hilo/Hamakua/Puna: 1-808-933-8820, Kona/Kohala/Kamuela/Kau: 1 808-327-6280, Kauai: 1-808-241-3432, Lanai/Molokai/Maui: 1-808-243-5151
    www.capitol.hawaii.gov
    Idaho Organizational structure
    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Idaho Commission on Aging: Area Agencies on Aging: APS
    www.idahoaging.com
    1-877-471-2777
    www.legislature.idaho.gov
    Illinois Organizational structure



    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department on Aging: Division of Older American Services: Bureau of Elder Rights: Elder Abuse and Neglect Program ( in conjunction with Area Agencies on Aging)
    www.state.il.us
    1-866-800-1409
    www.illinois.gov
    Indiana Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Family and Social Services Administration: Division of Aging: APS
    www.in.gov
    1-800-992-6978
    www.in.gov
    Iowa Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Division of Children and Family Services: APS
    www.dhs.state.ia.us
    1-800-362-2178
    www.legis.state.ia.us
    Kansas Organizational structure
    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services: APS
    www.srskansas.org
    1-800-922-5330  (in state), 1-785-296-0044 (outside of Kansas)
    www.kslegislature.org
    Kentucky Organizational structure




    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Cabinet for Families and Children: Department for Community Based Services: Division for Protection and Permanency: Adult Protective Services Branch
    chfs.ky.gov
    1-800-752-6200
    www.lrc.ky.gov
    Louisiana Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Department of Health and Hospitals: Office of Aging and Adult Services: APS
    goea.louisiana.gov
    1-800-259-4990 (only works instate)
    www.legis.state.la.us
    Maine Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Elder Services: APS
    www.maine.gov
    1-800-624-8404
    janus.state.me.us
    Maryland Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Resources: Community Services Administration: Office of Adult Services: APS
    www.dhr.state.md.us
    1-800-917-7383
    mlis.state.md.us
    Massachusetts Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Executive Office of Elder Affairs: Aging Services Access Points: Protective Services Program
    www.mass.gov
    1-800-922-2275
    www.mass.gov
    Michigan Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Individual and Family Services: Adult Programs: APS
    www.michigan.gov
    1-800-996-6228
    www.legislature.mi.gov
    Minnesota Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Aging and Adult Services Division: Adult Protective Services Unit
    www.dhs.state.mn.us
    1-800-333-2433
    www.leg.state.mn.us
    Mississippi Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Division of Family and Children's Services: APS
    www.mdhs.state.ms.us
    1-800-222-8000 (in state), 1-601-359-4991 (outside of Mississippi)
    billstatus.ls.state.ms.us
    Missouri Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Health and Senior Services: Division of Senior and Disability Services: APS
    www.dhss.mo.gov
    1-800-392-0210
    www.moga.mo.gov
    Montana Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Public Health and Human Services: Senior Long-Term Care Division: Adult Protective Services Program
    www.dphhs.mt.gov
    1-800-551-3191 (in state)
    leg.mt.gov/css
    Nebraska Organizational structure
    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Health and Human Service System: Department of Services: Aging Services: APS
    www.dhhs.ne.gov
    1-800-652-1999 (in state), 1-402-595-1324 (outside of Nebraska)
    statutes.unicam.state.ne.us
    Nevada Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline



    State law web site
    Department of Health and Human Resources: Division for Aging Services: Elder Protective Services
    http://www.nvaging.net/protective_svc.htm
    No hotline, call for Carson City, 775-687-4210, Reno 775-688-2964, Elko 775-738-1966, Las Vegas 702-486-3545
    leg.state.nv.us
    New Hampshire Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline


    State law web site
    Department of Health and Human Services: Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services: Adult Protection Program
    www.dhhs.state.nh.us
    1-800-949-0470 (in state) or 1-603-271-7014 (outside of New Hampshire)
    www.gencourt.state.nh.us
    New Jersey Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Health and Senior Services: Division of Aging and Community Services: APS
    www.state.nj.us
    1-800-792-8820
    www.njleg.state.nj.us
    New Mexico Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Aging and Long-Term Services Department: Adult Protective Services Division
    www.nmaging.state.nm.us
    1-866-654-3219
    www.conwaygreene.com
    New York Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline






    State law web site
    Office of Children and Family Services: Bureau of Adult Services: Protective Services for Adults
    www.ocfs.state.ny.us
    1-800-342-3009, Press Option 6 (within New York State only) Outside New York contact the local county Department of Social Services APS. A free on-line official version of New York statutes is not available.
    www.law.nyu.edu
    North Carolina Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline


    State law web site
    Department of Health and Human Services: Division of Aging and Adult Services: APS
    www.dhhs.state.nc.us
    No hotline, should call county Department of Social Service office
    www.ncleg.net
    North Dakota Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Aging Services Division: Vulnerable Adult Protective Services
    www.nd.gov
    1-800-451-8693
    www.legis.nd.gov
    Ohio Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Aging: County Departments of Job and Family Services: Adult Protective Services Program
    www.aging.ohio.gov
    866-243-5678
    ohio.gov
    Oklahoma Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Family Support Services Division: Adult Protective Services Unit
    204.87.68.21/aps
    1-800-522-3511
    www.lsb.state.ok.us
    Oregon Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Department of Human Resources: Seniors and People with Disabilities Division: APS
    www.oregon.gov
    1-800-232-3020 (works only in state)
    www.leg.state.or.us
    Pennsylvania Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Aging: Area Agencies on Aging: Protective Services for Older Adults Program
    www.aging.state.pa.us
    1-800-490-8505
    www.legis.state.pa.us A free on-line official version of Pennsylvania statutes is not available
    Rhode Island Organizational structure
    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Elderly Affairs: Protective Services
    www.dea.ri.gov
    1-401-462-0555
    www.rilin.state.ri.us
    South Carolina Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Department of Social Services: Division of Adult Protective Services
    www.state.sc.us
    Contact local Adult Protective Services in county person lives in
    www.scstatehouse.net
    South Dakota Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Social Services: Division of Adult Services and Aging: Adult Protective Services Program
    dss.sd.gov
    1-866-854-5465
    legis.state.sd.us
    Tennessee Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Division of Adult and Family Services: APS
    www.tennessee.gov
    1-888-277-8366
    www.tennesseeanytime.org
    Texas Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Health and Human Services Commission: Department of Family and Protective Services: APS
    www.dfps.state.tx.us
    1-800-252-5400
    www.legis.state.tx.us
    Utah Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Division of Aging and Adult Services: APS
    www.hsdaas.utah.gov
    1-800-371-7897
    www.utah.gov
    Vermont Organizational structure




    APS web site
    Hotline

    State law web site
    Agency of Human Services: Department of Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living: Division of Licensing and Protection: Adult Protective Services Program
    www.dad.state.vt.us
    1-800-564-1612 (works in state only) or 1-802-241-3918
    www.leg.state.vt.us
    Virginia Organizational structure
    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Social Services: Division of Family Services: APS
    www.dss.virginia.gov
    1-888-832-3858
    www.virginia.gov
    Washington Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Social and Health Services: Aging and Disability Services Administration: APS
    www.aasa.dshs.wa.gov
    1-866-363-4276
    www1.leg.wa.gov
    West Virginia Organizational structure


    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Health and Human Resources: Bureau for Children and Families: Office of Social Services: APS
    www.wvdhhr.org
    1-800-352-6513
    www.legis.state.wv.us
    Wisconsin Organizational structure



    APS web site
    Hotline


    State law web site
    Department of Health and Family Services: Division of Supportive Living: Bureau of Aging and Long Term Care Resources: County Adult-at-Risk Agency
    dhfs.wisconsin.gov
    1-608-261-4400 or call county/tribe reporting agency (dhs.wisconsin.gov)
    www.legis.state.wi.us
    Wyoming Organizational structure
    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Family Services: Protective Services
    dfsweb.state.wy.us
    1-307-777-3602
    legisweb.state.wy.us
    Washington DC Organizational structure

    APS web site
    Hotline
    State law web site
    Department of Human Services: Family Services Administration: APS
    www.dhs.dc.gov
    1-202-541-3950
    government.westlaw.com