Adult Protective Services - Area Agency on Aging / Weld County Department of Human Services
Area Agency on Aging / Weld County Department of Human Services
Data Provided By
United Way of Weld County
Description of Service
Picture of handsAdult Protective Services (APS) provides protection for at-risk adults by investigating allegations of abuse, exploitation, caretaker neglect and self neglect.
When appropriate, APS can assist the at-risk adult to arrange for services. An at-risk adult is anyone age 18 or older who is unable to meet their own basic needs or arrange services to meet their basic needs without assistance due to a physical or mental condition.
Urgent Services Provided
The Screening Department is responsible for taking reports of alleged at-risk adult abuse and neglect, as well as allegations of child abuse and neglect.
All reports made to the Department are confidential including the name of the party who reports the alleged abuse or neglect. Colorado Law protects people from liability if they make a report in good faith.
IF YOU FEEL THAT SOMEONE IS IN
PLEASE CALL 911
TO FILE A REPORT OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT:
Weld County Adult Protection Hotline