To Report Suspected Elder Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation
Emergency Assistance - Dial 911
Call: 740-432-2381 or 1-800-307-8422 press 0
Agency Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
After Hours: Guernsey County Sheriff 740-439-4455
A report should include the name, address, and approximate age of the adult, the name and address of the adult's caregiver, the nature and extent of the suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation, and what makes you believe it has occurred.
County Departments of Job and Family Services are mandated to investigate and evaluate all reports of suspected abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults age 60 and over.