Adult Protective Services (APS)

Purpose


APS receives and evaluates reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation of disabled adults. Services are designed to identify, remedy and prevent problems that result in such cases. APS strives to protect the disabled adult while acknowledging the client's right to self-determination.

Target Population


Disabled adults 18 years of age or older.

Program Services


  • Evaluation of disabled adult situations.
  • Support for caregivers of disabled adults.
  • Referrals to appropriate agencies to stop abuse, neglect or exploitation.

Eligibility Requirements


The victim must be a disabled adult 18 years of age or older who is incapacitated. The adult must be abused, neglected or exploited at the present time and in need of protective services.