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Job and Family Services, Perry County

212 South Main Street, P.O. Box 311
New Lexington, Ohio 43764-0311
740-342-3551or 800-551-3551
Service Categories: Victim Assistance, Victim Services
Serving: Perry County

To Report Suspected Elder Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation

Emergency Assistance - Dial 911

Call: 740-342-3551 Option 8 or 740-721-0684, or 740-721-0068, or 740-721-0669

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am-4:30 pm

After Hours: 740-342-4123 Perry County Sheriff’s Office


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.