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Job and Family Services, Wood County

1928 East Gypsy Lane Road, P.O. Box 679
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402-9396
Service Categories: Victim Assistance, Victim Services
Serving: Wood County

To Report Suspected Elder Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation

Emergency Assistance - Dial 911

Protective Services Hotline: 419-354-9669 or 866-860-4136

PLEASE NOTE- DO NOT FILE ABUSE OR NEGLECT COMPLAINTS VIA EMAIL OR MAIL. Wood Co. provides 24 hour/7 days a week telephone accessibility to trained caseworkers, for the receipt and investigation of Adult Protective Services referrals.

Also, Wood County offers voluntary services to adults who are 18-59 years old.  Call the HOTLINE at 419-354-9669.


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.