California Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Resources. 

California Resources

State Government Agencies

Help Lines and Hotlines

  • Elder Abuse: Domestic/Community 1-888-436-3600
  • Local Elder Abuse Reporting Numbers
  • Nursing Home Abuse/Long Term Care
    • Long Term Care Ombudsman 1-800-231-4024
    • Attorney General's Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse 1-800-722-0432

Steps to report Dependent Adult or Elder Abuse to Adult Protective Services:

  1. Call 911 for Life-Threatening Emergencies
  2. Call Adult Protective Services to report dependent adult or elder abuse
  3. Complete State Abuse report forms:

    Mandated Reporters and all other reporters use this form:
    "Report of Suspected Dependent Adult/Elder Abuse" (SOC 341)

    Financial Institutions ONLY use this form:
    "Report of Suspected Dependent Adult/Elder Financial Abuse" (SOC 342)

    Mail the written report within 2 working days to:
    Your local Department of Health and Human Services (See Local Resources)

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Laws and Regulations

Sources for Statistics

Other Resources

Legal Resources:

Helmer Friedman LLP Elder Abuse Lawyers Beverly Hills.

The Elder Abuse Lawyers Los Angeles at Helmer Friedman LLP represent the victims of elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation and their families.

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