ADRC of Racine County, Wisconsin


Adults & Elders at Risk


The Racine County Adult Protective Services Unit can be reached at


from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm to confidentially report suspected Elder abuse or an Adult at risk. 

After hours please contact the 24 hour Crisis line at 262-638-6741

If it is an emergency situation Dial 911.

Please do not use email to make a report as it is not confidential or monitored 24/7.



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Adults & Elders At Risk


What constitutes Elder/Adults At Risk Abuse 


If the abuse or neglect is believed to be occurring to persons using a Wisconsin health and community care provider (nursing home, rehab, assisted living or such) call:  Division of Quality Assurance at 1-800-642-6552

Statewide - Individuals who suspect that they are a victim of elder abuse or know someone who may be experiencing abuse are encouraged to learn more about the signs at and make a report through Wisconsin Elder Abuse Hotline at 1-833-586-0107.

If the abuse or neglect is occurring outside of Racine County, Wisconsin call: Eldercare Locator: 1-800-677-1116 or refer to the Wisconsin Department of Health & Family Services Internet listing of Wisconsin County Elder Abuse Agencies at to find the county agency you need or call your local law enforcement agency. To report abuse taking place outside the state of Wisconsin, contact the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)



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Information & Resources


National Adult Protective Services Association

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