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Job and Family Services, Putnam County

575 Ottawa-Glandorf Rd., Ste. 1
Ottawa, Ohio 45875-2062
(567) 376-3777, or (800) 523-5799
Service Categories: Victim Assistance, Victim Services
Serving: Putnam County

To Report Suspected Elder Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation

Emergency Assistance - Dial 911

Call: 567.376.3777

Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 7:00 - 4:30 Friday 7:00 - 12:00

After hours or on weekends call Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, (419)523-3208


***Suspected child or elder abuse can still be reported at 567.376.3777 during normal business hours (Monday – Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm) or to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office after hours who will contact a 24/7 on-call caseworker.

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.