Adult Protective Services (APS) Each California County has an Adult Protective Services (APS) agency to help elder adults (65 years and older) and dependent adults (18-64 who are disabled), when these adults are unable to meet their own needs, or are victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Adult Protective Services (APS) meets the needs of vulnerable adults and helps protect them from abuse, neglect and exploitation. Eligibility includes persons who are: 18 years of age or older and have a substantial functional or mental impairment (a condition that impairs a person's ability to live independently or provide self-care without.
The Office of Regulations Development will no longer mail out or provide paper copies of Manual Letters and Regulations. The Office of Regulations Development does not interpret regulations. If you need interpretation of regulations, please contact the CDSS program directly. Adult Protective Services Program Manual. The New York State Office of Children and Family Services, through the Bureau of Adult Services, is responsible for the oversight of the Adult Protective Services and the Family Type Home for Adults programs. Adult Protective Services (APS).
Rules & Regulations: Provider Resources: Adult Protective Services (APS) If someone you know is 18 years of age or older, living in the community and is the subject of abuse, neglect and/or exploitation, contact your county APS office. An APS investigation is a thorough assessment of a potential at-risk adult. Within 72 hours of a referral. Adult Protective Services responsibilities include: Investigating reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities. Conducting investigations and providing services when those adults live in the community. Educating the public about prevention of elder abuse.