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Job and Family Services, Licking County

74 S 2nd Street, P.O. Box 5030
Newark, Ohio 43058

Service Categories: Victim Assistance, Victim Services
Serving: Licking County

To Report Suspected Elder Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation

Emergency Assistance - Dial 911

Call: 740.670.8800

Reports can be made by phone, mail, by fax at 740.670.8993, or in person at the LCJFS office

Agency Hours: Hours: Mon-Fri 7a-5p

After Hours: Licking County Sheriff's Office. 740.670.5555

APS will not share who made the report unless the reporter is comfortable with sharing the information


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.

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.