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Elder Abuse: Who To Contact

Links to more info:
http://www.napsa-now.org/get-help/help-in-your-area/district-of-columbia/
This is a map you can click on to find your Adult Protective Services contact to call if you think there's a problem.

DC:
District of Columbia Adult Protective Services
Report Abuse of Seniors or Adults with Disabilities:
PHONE: 202-541-3950
Report Institutional Abuse:
PHONE: 202-434-2140
PHONE: 202-442-5833

Maryland:
Maryland Adult Protective Services
Report Abuse of Seniors or Adults with Disabilities:
PHONE: 800-917-7383
BROCHURE: Fact Sheet
Maryland Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Report Institutional Abuse:
PHONE: 800-243-3425, extension 71108
PHONE: 410-767-1108

Virginia:
Virginia Adult Protective Services
Report Abuse of Seniors or Adults with Disabilities:
PHONE: 888-832-3858
LOCAL OFFICES: List of Local Offices
Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Report Institutional Abuse:
PHONE: 804-565-1600
PHONE: 800-552-3402

LOCAL OFFICES: List of Local Offices

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