Adult Protective Services
If you suspect abuse, neglect or exploitation of an elder, please report.
Hotline: 419-354-9669 or 866-860-4136
PLEASE NOTE- DO NOT FILE ABUSE OR NEGLECT COMPLAINTS VIA EMAIL OR MAIL
The agency provides 24 hour/7 days a week telephone accessibility to trained caseworkers, for the receipt and investigation of Adult Protective Services referrals.
Wood County Department of Job and Family Services is mandated by the Ohio Revised Code to investigate allegations of abuse, neglect (including self-neglect) and exploitation to residents of Wood County who are over 60 years of age.
Exceptions to this are adults who are mentally and/or developmentally delayed, adults living in a licensed institution/facility, and adults residing in a facility due to voluntary, civil, or criminal commitment. Ongoing protective services will be offered if determined necessary by the Department.
Furthermore, the agency also offers voluntary services to adults who are 18-59 years old. Please call the HOTLINE at 419-354-9669.
Foster/Adoption/APS Specialized Unit Supervisor