Adult Protective Services (FSSA)

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Agency Information

Name: Adult Protective Services (FSSA)

Category: Social Services

Service Area: Jackson, Jennings, Bartholomew, Brown, and --Decatur counties. Supervised and administered through the Bartholomew County Prosecutor's Office

Purpose: Responsible for investigating abuse, neglect,or exploitation of mentally or physically incapacitated adults.

Hours of Operation: State Hotline 1-800-992-6978

Additional Information

Address: 234 Washington St

City: Columbus

State: Indiana

ZIP: 47201

Phone: 812-379-1670 Opt#5

Website: http://www.in.gov/fssa/da/3479.htm

Other: Title IVD Child Support Adult Protective Services All persons are required by law to report all cases of suspected Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation to either the nearest APS office or to Law Enforcement. An Endangered adult is one who is: at least 18 years old, incapable by reason of mental illness, developmental/intellectual disability, dementia, or other physical or mental incapacities of managing or directing the management of the individual's property or providing or directing the provision of self-care; or one who is harmed or threatened with harm as a result of neglect, battery, exploitation of the individual's personal services or property.


Contact Information

Name: State HOTLINE

Phone: 1-800-992-6978


Updated August 2020