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Division of Senior and Adult Services, Cuyahoga County (DSAS)

13815 Kinsman Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44120
Centralized Intake # 216-420-6700
Service Categories: Victim Assistance, Victim Services
Serving: Cuyahoga County

To Report Suspected Elder Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation

Emergency Assistance - Dial 911

Call: 216.420.6700 ( 24-hour Hotline - 7 days a week including holidays)

What to Report: Your name and phone number if you are comfortable doing so. Anonymous reports are also accepted, Name, address, and phone number of the person who is, or you think maybe, a victim of abuse, Why you think the older adult may be or is at risk.

DSAS is the mandated provider of adult protective services in Cuyahoga County. The intent of the adult protective services is to protect and assist adults 60+ who may be victims of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and/or financial exploitation. APS is mandated by the Ohio Revised Code (Section 5101.60 and 5101.71). Allegations of abuse concerning vulnerable adults 18+ are investigated on a voluntary basis.

Other Services for older adults and the disabled include meals on wheels and home support services.  Call the centralized intake # 216 420-6700
Ohioans can now report suspected elder abuse, neglect or exploitation using Ohio’s new online form at   Mandated reporters are encouraged to use the form in non-emergency situations to help keep the statewide referral line open.
Statewide referral line (855) 644-6277 (855-OHIO-APS)  24/7.