Adult protective services is responsible for investigating and evaluating reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults age 60 and older.

Services are available to those at risk of harm, those unable to protect themselves, and those who have no one else to protect them.

Call 740-833-2340 To Report Abuse or Neglect of Senior Citizens

Ohioans who suspect elder abuse or neglect can call one statewide toll-free number 24/7:

1-855-OHIOAPS (855-644-6277)

The number links callers directly to the JFS in the county where the elder person lives.  It complements existing county phone numbers, and reports can be made anonymously.