Adult Protective Services
Who are we?
Adult Protective Services (APS) is responsible for investigating reports and arranging for services to protect vulnerable adults ages 18-59 and emancipated minors who are at risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation or extortion.
Call for help
Adult Protective Services is here to help. APS conducts an investigation to assess the adult's risk of harm. If APS concludes that the adult is at risk, it works to arrange for services to protect the adult from further harm. APS strives to help individuals live free from abuse in a manner that supports choice and independence.
Reports may be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to our toll-free number at 1.800.898.4910. If you witness a life-threatening situation involving an adult with disabilities, immediately call 911.
- Adult Protective Service Contact Information
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Useful Hotline Numbers
- Louisiana Adult Protective Services Laws LA R.S. 15:1501-1511 and LA R.S. 14:403.2
- Legal Definitions of Abuse