San Jose CA
Telephone: 1-408-928-3860 After 5 pm; weekends 1-800-414-2002
Description: "Adult Protective Services is mandated by the State of California, Welfare and Institutions code to receive and investigate reports of abuse or neglect regarding elders (anyone age 65 or older) or dependent adults (ages 18 to 64 who because of mental or physical disability are unable to protect themselves and advocate on their own behalf). Adult Protective Services is available to respond to urgent situations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Adult Protective Services is staffed by Master's level Social Workers who collaborate with elders, dependent adults, families and care providers to protect and prevent abuse, neglect or self neglect of elders and dependent adults."