24-hr Abuse Hotline 707-464-3191
Adult Protective Services (APS) is committed to helping seniors (65 and older) and dependent adults (ages 18-64) live in a safe environment free from abuse and exploitation. APS investigates, intervenes and provides services to those who are unable to protect their own interests or to care for themselves. Social workers investigate allegations of abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment, and also help provide information and referrals for housing, food, clothing and case management.Types of services provided may include:
Adult Protective Services also investigates allegations of elder abuse. Types of abuse include:
Once an abusive situation or event has been reported, APS staff investigates the claim and takes appropriate action. Working in partnership with other agencies, APS works to arrange the services necessary to resolve the current abusive situation and protect the victim from future abuse.
If you suspect adult or elder abuse:
880 Northcrest Drive
Crescent City, CA 95531
For more information about Adult Protective Services click here.
The Office of the Public Guardian/Public Conservator is responsible for the care, supervision and sometimes financial management of County residents who are severely disabled and unable to manage their own affairs and make safe and appropriate decisions. Please click on the link above to be directed to the website of the Public Guardian/Public Conservator.
Social Services Branch
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