APS’s mission is “… to protect older adults and persons with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation by investigating and providing or arranging for services, if needed, to stop or prevent further harm.” To that end, they investigate abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation of elderly adults (65 or older) or adults with disabilities. Some of their responsibilities include:
APS’s two major services are:
Victims of neglect, abuse, or exploitation may get short-term help with food, transportation, managing money, medical care, home health care and mental health services, and more.
Follow this link for more information on APS, eligibility, and services.