NEVADA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
950 Maidu Ave
Nevada City, Nevada
APS 24 hr. Emergency Response
Adult Protective Services provides a support system to elderly and dependent adults who may be subject to neglect, physical abuse or exploitation, or who are unable to protect their own best interests.
Conducts timely and thorough investigations to determine the validity of allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Investigates reports made on individuals who live outside of licensed homes or facilities. Offers comprehensive assessments and identification of root causes to achieve a thorough understanding of overall situations. Creates comprehensive service plans which may include referrals to other community agencies and provides preventive and supportive services in an effort to prevent abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation against elderly persons and adults with disabilities.
The best way to report suspected elder or dependent abuse, is to call Adult Protective Services at 530-265-1639.