Elder Resources

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Adult Protectice Services

      • Any concerned person can report known or suspected elder or dependent adult abuse or neglect.
      • Reports can be made 24/7 and emergency response is available.
      • All reports and the reporting parties are confidential.
      • APS Emergency Response: (530) 265-1217

How to Report

      • Call – (530) 265-1639 or (888) 339-7248.
      • Staff is available to take reports, answer questions or refer you to other community agencies.
      • Email: adult.services@co.nevada.ca.us
      • FAX: (530) 470-2625

Reporting Forms

Report of Suspected Dependent Adult/Elder Abuse (English) or (Spanish)

      • You can email or fax your completed form.

Did The Abuse Occur In A Facility?

If abuse occurs in a licensed facility or home, such as a nursing home or assisted living facility, abuse is reported to the local Ombudsman and investigated by their staff.

Friendship Line California is a 24-hour free crisis intervention hotline and a warmline for non-emergency emotional support calls.

Friendship Line has been a vital lifeline for people aged 60 years and older and adults living with disabilities to connect with a caring, compassionate voice ready to listen and provide emotional support.

      • Call: 1 (888) 670-1360
      • Website: Click here.
      • Article: Reporting Elder Abuse in California: What To Do If You Suspect Mistreatment or Neglect

The NCEA provides the latest information regarding research, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation to professionals and the public.

      • Call: 1 (888) 670-1360
      • Website: Click here.
      • Articles: 
        • Reporting Elder Abuse in California: What To Do If You Suspect Mistreatment or Neglect
        • A Source of Pride: What APS Should Know About LGBT Older Adults
        • Tribal Resources