Adult Protective Services (APS)


Contact Us Toll Free, 24-hours a Day, 7 Days a Week at 1-800-491-7123
Please Call 911 in the Event of an Emergency

Adult Protective Services (APS) provides a system of in-person response, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, APS Social Workers receive and respond to reports of dependent adult and elder abuse of individuals in Riverside County. We serve dependent adults (age 18 and older) and the elderly (age 65 and older). The goal of APS is to intervene and assist elder or dependent adults to alleviate physical, sexual and financial abuse, neglect, isolation and abandonment, abduction and mental suffering. 

Everyone can help protect elder and dependent adults by calling 1-800-491-7123 to report suspected abuse including: physical abuse, sexual abuse, self-neglect, abandonment, financial abuse, psychological abuse and neglect by others.


To obtain additional information regarding APS click on one of the links below:

DPSS 3524 (English) - How You Can Protect Elder and Dependent Adults

DPSS 3524 (Spanish) - How You Can Protect Elder and Dependent Adults


SOC 341 (English) - Report of Suspected Dependent/Elder Abuse

SOC 341 (Spanish) - Report of Suspect Dependent Adult/Elder Abuse

Mandated reporters are required to complete the form above, as well as make a verbal report by calling the hotline at 1-800-491-7123.  Completed forms should be mailed or faxed to:

DPSS – Adult Services Central Intake Center
4060 County Circle Drive
Riverside, CA 92503
Hotline: 1-800-491-7123
Fax: 1-951-358-3969



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