July 1, 2019, Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) received
legislative authority to receive and investigate reports of abandonment, abuse,
exploitation, isolation and neglect for vulnerable adults age 18-59 in addition
to persons 60 years and older, collectively referred to as vulnerable adults.
The Elder Protective Services (EPS) program is now referred to as Adult
Protective Services (APS).
suspected abandonment, abuse, neglect, exploitation or isolation for
vulnerable adults 18 years and older, and/or facility complaints to
the Adult Rights Intake unit, please utilize these phone numbers:
- Las Vegas/Clark
vulnerable adult is in immediate danger, the local police, sheriff's
office or emergency medical service should be contacted. If the person is
not in immediate danger, the report should be made via one of the designated
Please do not send a
report of elder abuse, neglect, exploitation, isolation or abandonment, to
the Aging and Disability Services Division email address, as it may not be
acted on promptly.