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Tehama County, California Resources

Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services (APS) is dedicated to maintaining the health and safety of elderly and dependent adults who are victims of abuse or neglect. Adult Protective Services is a state-mandated service program charged with investigating situations involving elderly or dependent adults who are reported to be in danger due of abuse, neglect, exploitation or hazardous or unsafe living conditions. The goal of Adult Protective Services is to allow the victim to remain as independent as possible. The elder or dependent adult may refuse services at any time. If an adult accepts assistance, Social Workers may design a plan with the client to meet his or her needs. Every case is different with some seniors needing day to day help with activities of running a household while others need protection from financial or physical abuse. Adult Protective Services does not provide long-term case management but attempts to link the individual with appropriate community resources. These may include PASSAGES Adult Resource Center, Mountain Caregivers, Senior Nutrition, Tehama County Public Guardian, Far Northern Regional Center, Tehama County Health Services Agency, Representative Payee Programs, local hospital and skilled nursing facilities, senior housing, law enforcement, Tehama Co. District Attorney, and homeless services.

In addition to an Adult Protective Services Social Workers investigating allegations of abuse or neglect, Adult Protective Services may assist the elderly and dependent population in the following ways:

  • Provide 24 hour emergency response services
  • Mobilize emergency personnel such as paramedics or law enforcement in high risk situations
  • Secure linkage and referrals for other county and community services such as In-Home Supportive Services or legal assistance
  • Advocate for clients in a variety of situations, for example: landlords, doctors, hospitals, treatment programs, other social services
  • Arrange for direct services such as meal delivery or transportation
  • Coordinate and consult with other providers to ensure the best possible service is received
  • Information and Referral: Money management, out of home placement, conservatorship, home care

Departement of Human Services
P.O. Box 1515
Red Bluff, Ca 96080
24 Hour Abuse Hotline: (800)336-4316
Phone: (209)558-2637

Department of Social Services
310 South Main Street
Red Bluff, Ca 96080
24 Hour Abuse Hotline: (800)323-7711
Phone: (530)527-1911

Meals / Nutrition:

Red Bluff Senior Nutrition
1500 South Jackson Street
Red Bluff, Ca 96080
Phone: (866)826-8384

Community Action Agency of Tehama County
718 Main Street
Red Bluff, Ca 96080
Phone: (540)529-7000

Corning Senior Center
1015 15th Avenue
Corning, Ca 96021
Phone: (530)824-4727

 

Legal Resources:

Tehama County Sheriff
502 Oak Street
Red Bluff, Ca 96080
Phone: (530)529-7900

Helmer Friedman LLP California elder abuse, nursing home neglect, financial exploitation attorneys.

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