FOR REPORTS OF ELDER ABUSE:
The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse has no legal authority to accept or intervene in reports of elder abuse. If you have a complaint about abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly person or a vulnerable adult, please contact the NATIONAL CENTER ON ELDER ABUSE (NCEA) at 1-855-500-3537 (ELDR). You can also go to the NCEA website to find contact information for the Adult Protective Services (APS) agency and Long Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) covering the area where the victim lives. Click on "State Resources: Helplines, Hotlines, and Information."
You may also call the national ElderCare Locator toll-free at 1-800-677-1116 to find local resources for reporting and addressing elder abuse .
If someone is in immediate danger, please call 911 or the local police for the fastest and most direct response.