Abuse - Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services responds to the abuse, neglect, or exploitation of Richland County's elderly citizens.

If you or a loved one is 60 years of age or older and living in an unsafe situation, or if you suspect an elderly neighbor may be unsafe, call the Adult Protective Referral Line: 419-774-5473.

Emergency Assistance - Dial 911

Contact UsRichland_APS@jfs.ohio.gov or by calling the Adult Protective Referral Line number at 419-774-5473. Referrals and information can be faxed to 419-522-1744.

Contact Us

Report Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation - Reports of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly may be made by calling the Adult Protective Referral Line number at 419-774-5473 or to First Call 2-1-1 at #211 or 419-522-4636

Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Survey 

Please help Richland County Adult Protective Services support the Alzheimer’s Association by completing a survey that will provide information to assist the local Alzheimer’s Association in meeting the needs of individuals with alzheimer's and dementia and their caregivers

The link to the survey can be found here -> Survey

For more information about the Alzheimer's Association please visit their website at: Alzheimer's Association 

 

Outreach 

As a service to the community, professionals from Richland County Adult Protective Services are available to speak and present information to local organizations and community partners regarding abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Presentations can be designed to fit your needs and may include opportunities for activities and questions.

 

Speaking Topics May Include:

  • Overview of Elder Abuse/APS
  • Indicators of Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation
  • APS Screening guidelines
  • Referral process and expectations
  • Collaboration and role of community partners

 

Community Partners/Resources:

Area Agency on Aging
2131 Park Avenue West
Ontario, OH 44906
Phone: 419-524-4144
www.aaa5ohio.org

Catalyst Life Services
741 Scholl Road
Mansfield, OH 44907
Phone: 419-756-1717
www.catalystlifeservices.org 

Catholic Charities
2 Smith Avenue
Mansfield, OH 44905
Phone: 419-524-0733
www.catholiccharitiesnwo.org 

Domestic Violence Shelter
P.O. Box 1524
Mansfield, OH 44901
419-774-5840

Mansfield Police Department
                                       30 N. Diamond Street                                                                             Mansfield, OH 44902                                        419-522-1234
www.mansfieldpolicedepartment.com

                                   Ontario Police Department                                                                            555 Stumbo Road                                                                                  Ontario, OH 44906                                               419-529-2115
         www.ontpd.com

Richland County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board
87 East First Street, Suite L
Mansfield, OH 44902
Phone: 419-774-5811
www.richlandmentalhealth.com

Richland Newhope
314 Cleveland Avenue
Mansfield, OH 44902 
419-774-4200
www.rnewhope.org/

Richland County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
38 South Park Street #2
Mansfield, OH 44902
419-774-5676
www.richlandprosecutoroh.us

Victim's Services Division
38 South Park Street
Mansfield, OH 44902
419-774-5676
www.richlandprosecutoroh.us/victim-services-division

Richland County Sheriff's Office
597 Park Avenue East
Mansfield, OH 44905
419-774-5678
Richland County Sheriff's Office

 

Phone: 419-774-5400 
Fax: 419-774-0051
Hours of Operation: Monday‑Friday
8:00am‑4:00pm
Call Center Hours: Monday‑Friday
8:00am - 3:30pm

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