Report Abuse & Neglect to Authorities
Where do I report abuse, neglect or exploitation?
For any individual with a disability age 18 or older living in a group home, Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA), day or residential program licensed or funded by the Department of Human Services, or a state-run mental health or developmental disability facility call:
Office of inspector General, Department of Human Services
Voice/TTY: 800-363-1463 (* also see note below)
For any nursing home resident, hospital patient or resident of a state run developmental disability facility call:
Department of Public Health
For children ages birth to 17 call:
Department of Children and Family Services
For any individual with a disability age 18 or older and adults age 60 or older in a private home call:
Department on Aging
Voice: 866-800-1409 (24 hours)
For individuals residing in supportive living facilities call:
Department of Healthcare and Family Services
* For an 18 to 21 year old living in a Department of Children and Family services licensed or funded program, call Department of Children and Family Services. For an 18-21 year old in a private home or school program, call the Department on Aging Adult Protective Services program.
Last updated: July 13, 2015