These are run by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) or Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). Texas law says anyone who thinks a child, or person 65 years or older, or an adult with disabilities is being abused, neglected, or exploited must report it to DFPS. Adult Protective Services responsibilities include: Investigating reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities. Conducting investigations and providing services when those adults live in the community. Educating the public about prevention of elder abuse.
The Department of Family and Protective Services provides this secure website for reporting suspicions of abuse, neglect and exploitation of children, adults with disabilities, or people 65 years or older. Call the Texas Abuse Hotline (1-800-252-5400) if your situation is urgent and needs to . Adult Protective Services (APS) Each California County has an Adult Protective Services (APS) agency to help elder adults (65 years and older) and dependent adults (18-64 who are disabled), when these adults are unable to meet their own needs, or are victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation.
AUSTIN – Today, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Chris Traylor announced he a former Texas Ranger to lead the Department of Family and Protective Services. Retired Texas Ranger Chief Henry "Hank" Whitman spent 22 years with the Texas Department of Public Safety. A decade of that time was spent serving as a Texas. Texas Adult Protective Services (APS) and Elder Abuse Hotline Printer-friendly version Adult Protective Services assist vulnerable and elder adults to stop and prevent abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
Texas Department of Family & Protective Services / Adult & Child Protective Services (APS / CPS) / BEXAR / San Antonio information provided by: the Alamo Area Council of Governments APS is responsible for investigating abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities. The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) works with communities to protect children, the elderly and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect and exploitation. It also works to protect the health and safety of children in day care, as well .