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.
To Report Suspected Elder Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation
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.
Reminder! If this an emergency or life-threatening situation Call 911.
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services develops and oversees programs that provide health care, employment and economic assistance, child support, and services to families and children. The programs and services offered are designed to help Ohioans be healthy and safe, while gaining and maintaining independence, and are delivered at the local level in a manner that recognizes and preserves individual rights, responsibilities and dignity