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ALABAMA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Alabama:

  • 1-800-458-7214 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home and in long-term care facilities).
  • 1-800-356-9596 (For suspected abuse in nursing home settings).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help line listed above, or visit the County Office Contact Lookup to contact specific county offices directly.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
ALASKA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Alaska:

  • 1-800-478-9996 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, in state line).
  • 907-269-3666 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, out of state line).
  • 1-800-730-6393 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, in state line).
  • 907-334-4480 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, out of state line).
  • To report suspected elder fraud or financial exploitation, visit the Office of Elder Fraud & Assistance to file an online report,or telephone 907-334-5989.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
ARIZONA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Arizona:

  • 1-877-767-2385 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home or in long-term care facilities).
  • 1-877-815-8390 (TDD access).
  • For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, visit the Area Agency on Aging Regional Service Directory for contact information of local ombudsman programs.

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
ARKANSAS
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Arkansas:

  • 1-800-482-8049 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home).
  • 501-682-8425 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, Pulaski County).
  • 1-800-582-4887 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, outside of Pulaski County).
  • 1-800-332-4443 (Arkansas domestic violence/battered women hotline).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help lines listed above, or visit the Arkansas Adult Protective Services county contact database to contact specific county offices directly regarding suspected elder mistreatment in the home.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Other Resources

 
 
CALIFORNIA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in California:

  • To find county telephone numbers for reporting suspected elder mistreatment occurring in the home, visit the Adult Protective Services County Agencies listing online.
  • To report suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, contact 1-800-231-4024.

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
COLORADO
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Colorado:

  • Suspected mistreatment or self-neglect of an at-risk adult living in the home should be reported to the county APS office; visit the County Department of Social (Human) Services online directory to obtain local numbers.
  • Suspected mistreatment occurring in licensed nursing home or assisted living residence should be reported to the Long-Term Care Ombudsman. To find the contact information for the Ombudsman assigned to a specific institution, call the regional Area Agency on Aging.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
CONNECTICUT
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Connecticut:

  • 1-888-385-4225 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, in state line).
  • 1-800-203-1234 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, out of state line).
  • 211 (For Suspected elder mistreatment in the home, in state, after hours)
  • 1-866-388-1888 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, in state line)
  • 1-860-424-5200 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, out of state line).

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
DELAWARE
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

  • 1-800-223-9074 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home and in long-term care facilities).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help line listed above, or visit the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities Contact Information page to contact specific county offices directly.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in the District of Columbia:

  • 202-541-3950 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home).
  • 202-727-2540 (Office of the Inspector General, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, for allegations of patient abuse or neglect in any nursing home or group home that receives Medicaid funds).

State Government Agencies

Other Resources

 
 
FLORIDA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Florida:

  • 1-800-962-2873 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home or in a facility).
  • 1-800-453-5145 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, TDD/TTY access).

Other Helplines

  • Elder Helpline: 1-800-963-5337
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program 1-888-831-0404
  • Statewide Senior Legal Helpline: 1-888-895-7873
 
 
GEORGIA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Georgia:

  • 1-888-774-0152 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home).
  • 404-657-5250 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, Metro-Atlanta area).
  • 1-800-878-6442 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities).
  • 404-657-5728 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, Metro-Atlanta area).
  • Submit a complaint about a licensed facility online, Here.

To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman telephone 888-454-5826.

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
HAWAII
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Hawaii:

  • 808-832-5115 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, Oahu).
  • 808-243-5151 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, Maui, Molokai, and Lanai).
  • 808-241- 3337 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, Kauai).
  • 808-933-8820 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, Hilo, Hamakua, and Puna).
  • 808-327-6280 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, Kau, Kona, Kohala, and Kamuela).
  • 808-586-7268 (To reach the Long Term Care Ombusdman).

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
IDAHO
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Idaho:

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
ILLINOIS
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Illinois:

  • 1-866-800-1409 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home).
  • 1-888-206-1327 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, TTY access).
  • 217-524-6911 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, out of state line).
  • 1-800-252-8966 (To reach the Senior Helpline to report suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, in state line).
  • 1-888-206-1327 (To reach the Senior Helpline to report suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, TTY access).
  • 217-524-6911 (To reach the Senior Helpline to report suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, out of state line).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help lines listed above, or visit the Elder Abuse Provider Agencies Directory to contact specific county offices directly regarding suspected elder mistreatment in the home.

For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, visit the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Directory

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
INDIANA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Indiana:

  • 1-800-992-6978 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home and in long-term care facilities).

Additional Information

Individuals may telephone the state helpline listed above, or visit the Map of Services by County Link to obtain specific county telephone numbers to directly report suspected elder mistreatment occurring the home.

Visit the Indiana Ombudsman page to find specific area contact telephone numbers (see the bottom of the page).

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
IOWA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Iowa:

  • 1-800-362-2178 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home).
  • 1-877-686-0027 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities).

To reach the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, telephone 1-800-532-3213

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help line listed above, or visit the Map of DHS Offices Link to contact specific county offices directly regarding suspected elder mistreatment in the home.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
KANSAS
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Kansas:

  • 1-800-922-5330 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, in state line).
  • 1-785-296-0044 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, out of state line).
  • 1-877-662-8362 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, in state line).
  • 1-785-296-3017 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, out of state line).

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
KENTUCKY
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Kentucky:

  • 1-800-752-6200 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home or in long term care facilities).
  • 1-800-372-2973 (To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program calling within Kentucky).
  • 1-800-372-2991 (To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program calling from out of state).
  • 1-800-627-4702 (For TTY access to the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program).
  • 1-800-200-3633 (To reach the Legal Helpline for Older Kentuckians).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help lines listed above, or visit the Adult Protective Services Local Office Search to contact specific county Offices of Protection and Permanency.

Visit here to access the Long Term Care Ombudsman Districts Listing.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
LOUISIANA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Louisiana:

  • 1-800-898-4910 (if you receive a recording due to high call volume, call back)

To telephone the Long Term Care Ombudsman from within Louisiana, dial 1-866-632-0922. If calling from outside Louisiana, telephone 1-225-342-7100.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
MAINE
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Maine:

  • 1-800-624-8404
  • 1-800-624-8404 TTY (during business hours)
  • 1-800-963-9490 TTY In-State (after hours)
  • 1-207-287-3492 TTY Out-of-State (after hours)
  • 1-800-383-2441 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities).

To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman, telephone 207-621-1079 or TTY 1-800-499-0229.

Additional Information

Visit the Adult Protective Services web page.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
MARYLAND
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Maryland:

  • 1-800-917-7383 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home).
  • 1-877-402-8219 or 410-402-8201 (To report suspected abuse in a nursing home, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Health Quality).

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
MICHIGAN
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Michigan:

  • 1-855-444-3911

To reach the Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman, telephone 1-866-485-9393.

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the helpline listed above, or visit the Map of DHS County Offices Link to contact specific county offices directly regarding suspected elder mistreatment in the home.

Find state elder abuse statistics and/or other publications on Michgan.gov.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
MINNESOTA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Minnesota:

  • 1-800-333-2433 (Connects to the Senior Linkage Line, an information and referral line, which will direct callers to appropriate reporting agencies).
  • 1-800-627-3529 (TDD/TYY access).

To reach the Minnesota Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care, telephone: 1-800-657-3591 (TDD/TTY, please call 711) or 651-431-2555.

Additional Information

Callers wishing to report suspected abuse may use the Senior Linkage Line (above) or contact county agencies directly. According to the Minnesota Adult Protective Services web page,

“Eighty-seven counties have their own adult protection units which are responsible for investigating county complaints and providing protective services. State agencies investigate complaints in regulated industries, such as nursing facilities or group homes. Law enforcement units coordinate with state and local vulnerable adult units to investigate maltreatment reports made and investigated.”

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help line listed above, or visit the Adult Protective Services Unit page and navigate the County Directory for Common Entry Point (CEP) contacts.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

Visit the Minnesota Adult Protective Services web page.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
MISSISSIPPI
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Mississippi:

  • 1-800-222-8000 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home and in long-term care facilities, in state line).
  • 1-800-227-7308 and 1-800-852-8341 (For suspected mistreatment in care facilities).
  • 601-359-4991 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home and in long-term care facilities, out of state line).

Additional Information

State aging services information, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
MISSOURI
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Missouri:

  • 1-800-392-0210 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home and in long-term care facilities)
  • 1-800-309-3282 (To reach the Missouri State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, out of state number)
  • 573-526-0727 (To reach the Missouri State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, in state number)

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
MONTANA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Montana:

  • 1-800-551-3191 (For suspected elder mistreatment, in-state line).
  • 406-444-4077 (For suspected elder mistreatment, out of state line).

To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman (calling from within Montana) dial 1-800-332-2272. If calling from outside of Montana, telephone the Montana Senior and Long Term Care Division at 406-444-4077, or access a directory for regional contacts here.

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help lines listed above, or visit Senior & Long Term Care Personnel to contact specific county offices directly.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
NEBRASKA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected vulnerable abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Nebraska:

  • Call the 24-hour toll-free hotline at 1-800-652-1999 OR call your local law enforcement.
  • To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program from within Nebraska, telephone 1-800-942-7830. If calling from outside Nebraska, telephone 1-402-471-2307.

Additional Information

Visit the DHHS Office Locations By County Link for county specific contact information.

Visit the Nebraska Long-Term Care Ombudsman Map Link to contact specific regional Ombudsman offices.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
NEVADA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To Report Elder Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation or Isolation for a Senior age 60+, Call:

  • Toll Free: Intake Specialists 1-888-729-0571
  • Northern Nevada: Intake Specialists 775-688-2964
  • Southern Nevada: Intake Specialists 702-486-6930

The regional Long Term Care Ombudsman Program may also be reached by using the above listed telephone numbers.

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in New Hampshire:

  • 1-800-949-0470 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, in state line).
  • 603-271-7014 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, out of state line).
  • 1-800-442-5640 (To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, in state line).
  • 603-271-4375 (To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, out of state line).

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
NEW JERSEY
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in New Jersey:

  • Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment occurring in the home should visit the New Jersey Adult Protective Service Providers Link to contact specific county offices directly.
  • 1-877-582-6995 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, in state line).
  • 609-943-4023 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, out of state line).

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
NEW MEXICO
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in New Mexico:

  • 1-866-654-3219 or 505-476-4912 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, or for suspected mistreatment occurring in a long-term care facility by a perpetrator NOT employed or under the supervision of the facility)
  • 1-800-752-8649 (For suspected mistreatment occurring in a long-term care facility perpetrated by a facility employee, vendor under the supervision of the facility, etc.)

To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman:

  • Toll-free statewide 866-842-9230
  • Albuquerque, 255-0971 or toll-free 866-842-9230
  • Las Cruces, 647-2095 or toll-free 800-762-8690
  • Santa Fe, 476-4761 or toll-free 866-451-2901

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
NEW YORK
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in New York:

  • 1-800-342-3009 – select option #6 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home).
  • 1-888-201-4563 (For suspected elder mistreatment in nursing home facilities).
  • 1-866-893-6772 (For complaints concerning assisted living facilities).
  • 1-800-628-5972 (For complaints concerning home care).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state helplines listed above, or visit the County Department of Social Services Link to contact specific county offices directly regarding suspected elder mistreatment in the home.

For contact information on county Ombudsman programs, visit the New York State Ombudsman Directory online.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
NORTH CAROLINA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in North Carolina:

To obtain contact information for regional ombudsman offices, consult the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Directory.

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
NORTH DAKOTA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in North Dakota:

  • 1-800-462-5465 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home and in long-term care facilities, or to reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help line listed above, or visit the North Dakota Regional Human Service Centers Link to contact specific county offices directly.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
OHIO
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse,neglect, or exploitation in Ohio:

Reach the Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman program, Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
OKLAHOMA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Oklahoma:

  • 1-800-522-3511

To reach the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, telephone 405-521-6734 or visit the Ombudsman Supervisors Directory.

According to the web site,

“This unit acts as advocates for persons age 60 and older residing in long-term care facilities. The staff works to resolve problems of individual residents and to bring about changes at the local, state and national levels to improve care and quality of life.”

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help lines listed above, or visit the Adult Protective Services County Contact Information Link to contact specific county offices directly regarding elder mistreatment in the home.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
OREGON
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation occurring in the home or in long term care facilities in Oregon:

  • 1-800-232-3020 (in-state line).
  • 503-945-5832 (out of state line).

Those wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may also contact the local DHS or Area Agency on Aging office directly. To obtain county specific contact information, consult the Local Offices Directory.

To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman

  • 1-800-522-2602 (in-state line).
  • 503-378-6533 (out of state line).

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
PENNSYLVANIA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Pennsylvania:

  • 1-800-490-8505

Additional Information Regarding Suspected Nursing Home Abuse:

If the abuse involves serious injury, sexual abuse or suspicious death, reporters must also call police and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging at 717-265-7887.

In addition, the reporter may also call the Pennsylvania Department of Health Nursing Home Complaint Line at 1-800-254-5164.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
(U.S.) VIRGIN ISLANDS
 
 

State Government Agencies

For Aging Information and Referral, contact Virgin Islands Senior Citizens Affairs Administration
340-772-9811 and ask for the senior services department

 
 
AMERICAN SAMOA
 
 

State Government Agencies

For Aging Information and Referral, contact Territorial Administration on Aging, American Samoa Government,
011 (684) 633-1251 or 633-1252.

 
 
MARIANA ISLANDS
 
 

State Government Agencies

For Aging Information and Referral, contact Aging and Disability Resource Center

  • (670) 664-2598

CNMI Office on Aging, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (670) 233-1320 or (670) 233-1321

 
 
PUERTO RICO
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Puerto Rico:

  • 787-749-1333 (Protective Services/Servicio de Protección)
  • 787-721-8225 or 787-725-9788 (Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs, Elderly Assistance/ Oficina del Gobernador para Asuntos de la Vejez, Asistencia a Envejecientes)

For Aging Information and Referral in English and Spanish, telephone 787-721-6121

Government Agencies

Protective Services/Servicio de Protección, Administración de Servicios a Personas de Edad Avanzada y Adultos con Impedimentos

Ombudsman for Pensioners & the Elderly/Oficina del Procurador de Personas Pensionadas y de la Tercera Edad (click Programa Auxiliar de Protección y Defensa)

Submit updated state hotline, helpline, or web information, Here.

 
 
RHODE ISLAND
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Rhode Island, call:

  • 401-462-0555 (for suspected elder mistreatment in the home)
  • 401-785-3340 (for suspected elder mistreatment in long term care facilities)

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
SOUTH CAROLINA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in South Carolina:

  • 803-898-7318 (For suspected elder mistreatment in private homes or foster homes).
  • 800-868-9095 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, outside Richland County).
  • 803-734-9900 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, inside Richland County).

To report suspected elder abuse in private homes or foster homes use the number listed above or Visit Here for specific county office telephone numbers.

For regional Long Term Care Ombudsman program contact information, Visit Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
SOUTH DAKOTA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in South Dakota:

  • 1-866-854-5465 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home or in long-term care facilities, in state line).
  • 605-773-3656 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home or in long-term care facilities, out of state line).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help lines listed above, or visit the Adult Services and Aging Offices to contact specific county offices directly.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Other Resources

 
 
TENNESSEE
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse,neglect, or exploitation in Tennessee:

  • KNOXVILLE: (865) 594-5685
  • CHATTANOOGA: (423) 634-6624
  • NASHVILLE: (615) 532-3492
  • MEMPHIS: (901) 320-7220
  • If you are outside the above calling areas, please call toll free:
    • 1-888-APS-TENN (1-888-277-8366)
      Office hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. After-hours calls are returned the next business day.

To reach regional Long Term Care Ombudsman offices, access the District Ombudsman Link. To contact the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman:

  • 615-741-2056 ext. 117
  • Toll Free: 1-877-236-0013
  • TDD: 615-532-3893

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

To access additional APS resources, including the Tennessee Adult Protective Services: A Field Guide.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

 
 
TEXAS
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Texas:

  • 1-800-252-5400

To report non emergency situations that do not require an immediate response, you may report online by visiting http://www.txabusehotline.org/

To reach regional Long Term Care Ombudsman offices, consult the Area Agencies on Aging Directory

For Texas Department of Family and Protective Services statistics and/or other publications, Visit Here. Adult Protective Services publications are also available online.

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UTAH
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Utah:

  • 1-800-371-7897 (For reports in all counties other than Salt Lake County).
  • 1-801-538-3567 (For reports within Salt Lake County).

Non emergency situations that do not require immediate attention may be reported online.

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

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VERMONT
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Vermont:

  • 1-800-564-1612 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home and in long-term care facilities, in state line).
  • 1-802-241-3918 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home and in long-term care facilities, out of state line).

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VIRGINIA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Virginia:

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

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WASHINGTON
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in the home in Washington:

To report suspected mistreatment in long-term care facilities, contact 1-800-562-6078.

The statewide referral line which connects reporters to appropriate investigation agency is 1-866-363-4276.

Additional Information

Find state elder abuse statistics and/or other publications at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.

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WEST VIRGINIA
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in West Virginia:

To reach the Long-Term Care Ombudsman telephone 1-800-834-0598, or visit the West Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Directory.

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

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WISCONSIN
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Wisconsin:

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

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WYOMING
 
 

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Wyoming:

  • 1-800-457-3659 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home or in facilities, in state callers, 8AM-5PM).
  • 307-777-3602 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home or in facilities, out of state callers).
  • 307-777-7123 (Healthcare facility licensing).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help lines listed above, or consult the Department of Family Services District Map to obtain specific contact information for reaching community elder abuse teams.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

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Submit updated state hotline, helpline, or web information, Here.