The Adult Protective Services provides intervention to elderly and
handicapped adults (age 18 and older) who are self- or
caretaker-neglected, and/or physically, mentally, or sexually exploited
by caretaker or other perpetrator.
Contact the Adult Services intake worker.
Concerns and reports about possible abuse or neglect of a child or elderly or disabled adult must be made in person or by phone. Reports can be made in person at Social Services (Building B at the County Complex) during business hours. Reports can also be made by phone, by calling (910) 253-2114 or (910) 253-2185 during business hours (leave a message if no one answers), or by calling 911 and asking for the on-call social worker after hours or on weekends and holidays. Reports should NOT be made by email.