Adult Protective Services

REPORT ELDER 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

Contact Us!

Contact Adult Protective Services via Email.

If you would like information for APS services in your area, please see contact information for your county office.

Statewide Contacts


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...