Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Abuse of Adults with Disabilities Reporting Helpline

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services


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General Information
Description of ServiceA program for implementing the Adult Protective Services (APS) Law, which provides protective services to adults between 18 and 59 years of age who have a physical or mental disabilities. The APS law mandates that specific employees and administrators who work with persons with disabilities must report incidents of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment to the adult protective services hotline. Anyone who suspects that an adult is the victim of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment should call the statewide protective services hotline.
LocationDauphin
Geographical AreaPennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureCall; reporters can remain anonymous and have legal protection from retaliation, discrimination, and civil and criminal prosecution under the APS law.
 
Client Information
EligibilityAnyone who suspects that an adult is the victim of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24/7
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 800-692-7462
Physical Site Address 1 7th and Foster Street #333
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17120
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 2675
Mailing City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17105
Mail Attention To Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Main Phone 800-490-8505
Other Phone 800-932-0313 (Child Abuse)
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
This Service: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Abuse of Adults with Disabilities Reporting Helpline
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Protective Services (PH-6500.0500)