How To Report Elder Abuse – Los Angeles County

How To Report Elder Abuse In Los Angeles County:

The Los Angeles Adult Protective Services (APS) is a 24-hour public service program that investigates all reported at-risk elder abuse complaints.

Types of referrals include physical, sexual or financial abuse, isolation, neglect, or self-neglect. If you suspect someone is the victim of elder abuse contact the following social services elder hotlines:

Los Angeles County

Community & Senior Services

3333 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 400

Los Angeles, CA  90010

24-Hour Elder Abuse Reporting Hotline:

(877) 477-3646

APS Mandated Reporter Hotline:

(M-F, 8:30-5:00) (888) 202-4248

Legal Duty To Report Elder Abuse (MANDATORY REPORTERS)

As a matter of public policy, certain types of individuals and institutions that assume complete or partial care for an elderly person are compelled by law to report suspected incidents of elder abuse. These people and institutions are known as “mandatory reporters” and include: Health care practitioners, local law enforcement agencies, clergy, employees of county adult protective services agencies, and employees of financial institutions.

Los Angeles County Includes The Following Cities and Townships:

Los Angeles, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Monrovia, Pomona, Long Beach, South Pasadena, Compton, Redondo Beach, Whittier, Azusa, Covina, Alhambra, Arcadia, Vernon, Glendale, Huntington Park, La Verne, Hermosa Beach, Sierra Madre, Claremont, Inglewood, Burbank, San Fernando, Glendora, El Monte, Manhattan Beach, San Gabriel, San Marino, Avalon, Beverly Hills, Monterey Park, El Segundo, Culver City, Montebello, Torrance, Lynwood, Hawthorne, South Gate, West Covina, Signal Hill, Maywood, Bell, Gardena, Palos Verdes Estates, Lakewood, Baldwin Park, Cerritos, La Puente, Downey, Rolling Hills, Paramount, Santa Fe Springs, Industry, Bradbury, Irwindale, Duarte, Norwalk, Bellflower, Rolling Hills Estates, Pico Rivera, South El Monte, Walnut, Artesia, Rosemead, Lawndale, Commerce, La Mirada, Temple City, San Dimas, Cudahy, Bell Gardens, Hidden Hills, Palmdale, Hawaiian Gardens, Lomita, Carson, Rancho Palos Verdes, Flintridge, La Habra Heights, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, West Hollywood, Santa Clarita, Diamond Bar, Malibu, Calabasas, Burbank, Toluca Lake, Altadena, Northridge, Silverlake, Downey, Montebello, Azusa, Duarte, Monrovia, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Encino, Tarzana, Sherman Oaks, San Fernando Valley, Woodland hills, Studio City, San Marino, South Pasadena, Culver City, Porter Ranch, Van Nuys, Valley Glen, Valley Village, Whittier, and  Hollywood

 

Courtesy of The Elder Law Center of San Fernando Valley.

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