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Job and Family Services, Knox County

117 East High Street, 3rd & 4th Floors
Mt. Vernon, OH , Ohio 43050
740-397-7177
Service Categories: Victim Assistance, Victim Services
Serving: Knox County

To Report Suspected Elder Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation

Emergency Assistance - Dial 911

24-hour abuse hotline: 740-392-KIDS (5437)

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Website: https://www.co.knox.oh.us/jfs/

Ohioans can now report suspected elder abuse, neglect or exploitation using Ohio’s new online form at https://aps.jfs.ohio.gov/   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.
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.