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Adult Protective Services

REPORT ADULT ABUSE - IT’S A CRIME!
Call: 1-800-962-2873 | Online at: ReportAbuse.dcf.state.fl.us

MISSION: We are dedicated to protecting vulnerable adults from further abuse, neglect, exploitation, or self-neglect and enabling adults with disabilities to remain in the community.

Florida law requires the reporting of known or suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation, or self-neglect of vulnerable adults (elderly or disabled). the Florida Abuse Hotline receives reports 24 hours a day. call 1-800-962-2873 or 1-800-96-ABUSE. report online at https://reportabuse.dcf.state.fl.us. If you suspect or know of a vulnerable adult in immediate danger, call 911.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

PROTECTING VULNERABLE ADULTS
SERVICES FOR PERSONS AGED 18-59 WITH DISABILITIES

For more information about Services, please contact the APS Program in your area.

I Need Information About...

Visit Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA)
SENIOR SERVICES (Age 60 & Older).

Or call the Elder Help Line 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337).

DOEA can assist with questions about programs and how to apply for services:

  • Senior Services in My Area
  • Long-Term Care
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Health Insurance, Medicare & Medicaid
  • Emergency Home Energy Assistance
  • Public Guardianship
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • And more...