|ACHIEVA - Protective Services for the Elderly - Beaver||Caseworkers investigate and interview any person who may have been a victim of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Help is available for people living in the community as well as a licensed facility such as a nursing home or personal care home.||Beaver||Arc of Beaver||ACHIEVA|
|Adult Protective Services - Luzerne Wyoming Counties MHDS Services||Provides for the protection of abused, neglected, exploited or abandoned adults residents of this Commonwealth between 18 and 59 years of age who have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
Reporting requirements are such that an administrator or employee who has reasonable cause to suspect that a recipient is a victim of abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment will immediately make an oral report to the statewide Protections Services Hotline by calling 1-800-490-8505.
Please note that this hotline should be for reporting abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment only. Questions regarding specific abuse allegations or to file a claim, please contact RA-PWAPSQuestions@pa.gov or call 717-736-7116.||Luzerne||Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services||Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services|
|Cumberland County Aging & Community Services - Protective Services||Investigation and resolution of reports of exploitation, abuse, neglect, or abandonment (24-hour on-call service) of an individual 60 years old or older.
Examples of situation:
- Physical Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Neglect including self-neglect
- Sexual abuse or assault
- Financial exploitation||Cumberland||Cumberland County Aging & Community Services||Cumberland County Aging & Community Services |
|Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Older Adult Protective Services||Older Adult Protective Services provides 24-hour access to caseworkers who investigate abuse, neglect, exploitation, and abandonment of persons 60 years of age and older.||Erie||Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office||Greater Erie Community Action Committee|
|Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Adult Protective Services||Adult Protective Services is a system of reporting and investigating suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation, and abandonment of persons 60 years of age or older. Montgomery County Aging and Adult Services (MCAAS) and County Area Agencies on Aging have the responsibility under the law to investigate and provide protective services as necessary.||Montgomery||Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Montgomery; Norristown||Montgomery County Office of Senior Services|
|Perry County Area Agency on Aging - Adult Protective Services||Investigation of physical, mental or sexual abuse, neglect by self or caregiver; financial exploitation or; abandonment of a person 60 years old or older.||Perry||Perry County Area Agency on Aging||Perry County Office of Aging|
|Protective Services Reports/Elder Abuse Investigations||Investigations provided to incapacitated older adults 60+, unable to perform or obtain services that are necessary to maintain physical or mental health, for whom there is no responsible caretaker and who are at imminent danger to person or property.
Reports of abuse, neglect, exploitation, and abandonment of care dependent individuals 18+ are accepted 24/7.
Agency staff are available to receive reports, investigate and take necessary actions regarding abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment.
Call 717-263-2153 or 1-800-642-6990, 24-hour on-call service available||Franklin||Franklin County Area Agency on Aging||Franklin County Human Services|
|Schuylkill Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance||The Schuylkill Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance promotes awareness of elder abuse in the county, provides education and training to groups on how to identify, prevent and report elder abuse; and prosecute perpetrators of crimes against the elderly.||Schuylkill||Schuylkill Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance||Schuylkill Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance|
|Senior Protective Services/Pike County Area Agency on Aging||This service assists individuals who are at RISK because of abuse of any kind. Emotional, mental or physical neglect, even financial exploitation.
This program requires the agency to address and/or investigate all cases of abuse.
Reporting of abuse is mandatory for employees and administrators in care settings and is voluntary and anonymous for the general public, and the law protects all reporters from retaliation and civil or criminal liability.||Pike||Pike County Area Agency on Aging||Pike County Area Agency on Aging|
|Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services Area Agency on Aging - Protective Services||Provides protective services for older adults.||Washington||Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services - Area Agency on Aging||Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services|
|STEP, Inc. - Protective Services Lycoming County Office of Aging||Investigate reports of abuse, neglect, financial exploitation, abandonment, or other situations that put an individual, or their finances, at imminent risk.
||Lycoming||STEP, Inc. - Independent Living Pathway||STEP, Inc.|
|Vision for Equality - Investigative Services||Vision for EQuality, Inc. has two certified investigators who are qualified disability specialists and family members. For a minimal fee our seasoned investigators offer the option for an independent approach to investigations for serious incidents such as abuse, neglect, and exploitation. This service can be obtained by or for families, self-advocates and providers of service to give the assurance of conflict free results.
||Philadelphia||Vision for Equality, Inc - Philadelphia; Chinatown||Vision for Equality|
|Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging Protective Services for Seniors||Provides resources and support to prevent, detect, reduce or eliminate self neglect, neglect by a caregiver, physical, sexual or psychological abuse or financial exploitation and abandonment. Calls after normal office hours will be directed to call an emergency number for assistance.||Westmoreland||Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging Protective Services Program||Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging|