Revised adult protective services (aps) and county services block grant (csbg) monthly statistical report soc 242 (915) acl 15-33 (may 4, 2015) implementation of assembly bill (ab) 40, new reporting requirements for suspected elder and dependent adult abuse, revised reporting form soc 341, and revised acknowledgement form soc 341a. Elder abuse includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, caretaker neglect, financial exploitation and self-neglect. Elder protective services can only investigate cases of abuse where the person is age 60 and over and lives in the community. To report abuse, call this number and when prompted enter your 5-digit zip code to be connected to the adult protective services in your county, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Aps staff also provides information and referral to other agencies and educates the public about reporting requirements and responsibilities under the. Report elder abuse adult protective services (aps) about abuse, neglect, and exploitation of at-risk adults. Note the online reporting form is not compatible with internet explorer 10. Adult protective services protecting the elderly and disabled adults the mission of the adult protective services division is to support and enable county departments to protect elderly and disabled adults from abuse, neglect, and exploitation and prevent unnecessary institutionalization. Written reports should use form soc 341, report of suspected elder or dependent abuse, available for download from the california department of social services web site. The written report may be mailed to alameda county department of social services, adult protective services, 6955 foothill boulevard, suite 300, oakland, ca 94605 or it may. Obtain necessary services comprehend the nature and consequences of remaining in situation provide necessities such as food, shelter, mental medical health care elder adult provide personal protection manage the adults own resources unknown no vulnerabilities reported. Adult protective services (aps) is the state entity charged with investigating all reports of abuse, neglect, andor exploitation of older persons (65) or an adult (18) with a disability who do not reside in long-term care facilities pursuant to the disabled adults and elder. Adult protective services specialists help to protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation. They help end abuse by matching the needs of the person, with community partners in their area. Partners like mental health, public health, law enforcement, the courts, the aging network, community groups and the public. The adult protective services program was established to investigate reports and provide intervention and protection to vulnerable adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Aps field investigators operate out of the offices of county prosecutors throughout the state.