Adult Protective Services (APS) works to help keep Allen County residents, who are over the age of 60, safe.
When calls are received by APS, caseworkers evaluate any risk to the safety and well-being of alleged victims. If they find that there is a risk, caseworkers work with families, social service agencies and other community resources to meet the person’s needs and to improve the situation.
Allen County’s 24-hour line for reporting elder abuse, neglect (by self or others) and exploitation of Allen County residents age 60 and older is (419) 999-0251. All calls are confidential.
What is Elder Abuse?
Elder abuse takes many forms. It includes abuse, neglect, self-neglect or exploitation.
IF YOU SUSPECT ELDER ABUSE OR NEGLECT, CALL our confidential HELP LINE AT (419) 999-0251.