Adult Protective Services

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Taxonomy Code: PH-6500.0500

Social services programs that provide assistance for older adults, people with disabilities and other vulnerable individuals who are unable to act on their own behalf or manage their own affairs, or who are in immediate danger due to physical or emotional abuse, unsafe or hazardous living conditions, exploitation, neglect, self-neglect or abandonment. Included are APS programs that investigate cases of abuse, neglect or exploitation working closely with a wide variety of professionals including physicians, nurses, firefighters and law enforcement officers following receipt of a report from friends, neighbors or others concerned for their safety; and public and private guardianship/conservatorship programs that make provisions for people who have been judged to be incompetent by the court by assuming responsibility for the care and custody of the individuals and/or for the management of their estates.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESAccepts all referrals of adults over the age of 18 years, who are alleged to be incapable of caring for themselves because of a physical or mental incapacity and/or are abused, neglected or financially exploited by others, and have no one willing or able to assist them responsibly. Uses a case management approach to provide homemakers, counseling, financial management services, and medical services.NassauADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-ADULT SERVICES
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES BUREAUProvides services for persons over 18 who are physically or mentally impaired and who are in a situation where they are harmed or threatened with harm by the actions of themselves or others. This often involves the frail elderly and adults who are physically or mentally disabled, seriously ill or alcohol/substance abusers.SuffolkRONKONKOMA OFFICESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
SALVA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM - HEMPSTEADAssists victims of domestic violence with court advocacy, Department of Social Service waivers, and case management. Support Groups meet weekly. Provides assistance to acquire child support, child custody issues and Orders of Protection. Call for further information.NassauSALVA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM - HEMPSTEADCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.

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