ADRC of Racine County, Wisconsin

 

Adults & Elders at Risk

 

The Racine County Adult Protective Services Unit can be reached at

262-833-8777

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 - When to report

 

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

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 https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/aps/aar-agencies.htm 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) http://www.napsa-now.org/get-help/help-in-your-area/

 

 

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Brochure

 

 

 

 

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Information & Resources

 

National Adult Protective Services Association

Fighting Fraud -Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors

Why Should You Care About Elder Abuse

Protect Yourself from Abuse

Don't Get Swept Away in Sweepstakes Scams