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If you believe that an adult or elder person is being abused or neglected physically, emotionally, or financially, get in touch with DHHS by phone or in person. Call 262-741-3200 or call toll free 800-365-1587.

If you believe that an adult or elder person is in immediate danger, call 911 or call the Sheriff's Department at 262-741-4400.

To report abuse of an adult at risk (age 18 to 59) or abuse of an elder (age 60 plus) call 262-741-3200 or call toll free 800-365-1587.

To report abuse in a nursing home or other long term care facility, contact the Division of Quality Assurance.

To report abuse outside of Wisconsin, contact NAPSA.

Adult protective services are set up to aid elder adults and Adults-at-Risk who have been abused, neglected, or exploited.

If you suspect an elder adult or adult at risk has experienced, it currently experiencing, or is at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation, your first step should be to contact the appropriate agency.


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