Reporting Elder Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Florida is fast approaching on June 15, 2017.  Please help us to spread awareness, and be mindful of your loved ones’ care.  If you suspect the abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable adult, you can and should report it to The Florida Abuse Hotline by calling 1-800-962-2873.  The Hotline accepts reports 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  A case may also be reported online to the Florida Department of Children and Families by following the link provided below:

Report Adult Abuse Online

The Florida Abuse Hotline serves as the central reporting center for allegations of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation for children and vulnerable adults in the State of Florida.  The Hotline assesses the information offered by the caller and will determine if the information provided meets  the statutory criteria for the Department of Children and Families to conduct an official investigation.