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Adult Protective Services

Abuse and neglect affects many older and dependent adults in Sonoma County. Adult Protective Services (APS) responds to reports of abuse, neglect, exploitation and self-neglect involving older adults age 65+ and disabled, dependent adults age 18+. Learn more about the investigative role of APS in the video below. 

Anyone can make a confidential or anonymous report, day or night, by calling:

(707) 565-5940 (24 hours)
(800) 667-0404 (24 hours)

Reports that do not involve physical abuse or require immediate attention can be made via the secure web form.

The Role of Sonoma County Adult
Protective Services (APS)
Watch our Video on YouTube

Mandated Reporters of Adult Abuse

Mandated reporters are certain professionals required by California State law to report suspected abuse or neglect of elders or dependent adults.

Mandated reporters can learn how and what to report at free trainings offered at the APS office or on-site by calling  (707) 565-5900.

Request a Presentation on Adult Abuse Prevention

Volunteer speakers help educate the community about elder abuse prevention and identification, including the crime of elder financial abuse. Contact the Sonoma County Elder Justice Coalition to request a presentation.

Contact Information

Adult & Aging Services
Human Services Department
In-person Lobby Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Contact us by Phone
3725 Westwind Boulevard
First Floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.510185, -122.796579

Adult Protection Hotline

Call 24/7

(800) 667-0404 or (707) 565-5940


Confidential, Anonymous

(707) 565-INFO

Concerned about an older adult or person with disabilities that doesn't involve abuse?

Talk with a social worker


Call (707) 565-INFO (4636) to talk with a social worker about helpful services and programs.

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