What is Adult Protective Services?

Adult Protective Services (APS) provides intervention services to protect elderly and dependent adults from abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

Report Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse

If you suspect abuse, please call:

  • Toll free 1 (866) 580-HELP (4357) or (831) 454-4101  
    • For Hearing or Speech Impaired: Call California Relay Services 711
    • Available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week
  • In a long-term care facility, call (831) 429-1913 or (831) 688-8833.
  • If this is an emergency, call 911 for immediate assistance.