Adult Protective Services
Adult Protective Services provides protection, advocacy, outreach, intervention and guardianship/protective placement coordination to Eau Claire County residents. This may include elder adults at risk, persons age 60+ who have experienced, are currently experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation. In addition to Adults at risk, persons age 18-60 years old who have a physical, cognitive, or mental impairment that restricts his or her ability to care for his/her needs and who has experienced, is currently experiencing, or is at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation. Adult Protective Services Case Managers also act as advocates for adult residents within the community as well as providing education regarding elder abuse, adults at risk, guardianship, protective placement and mental health commitments to various community organizations, professionals, families, and the general public.
To make an elder abuse or a vulnerable adult report, please contact the Department of Human Services Access Unit at (715) 839-7118 Monday through Friday between 8am - 4:30pm. Evenings after 4:30pm, weekends, and holidays please contact the Police Department at (715) 839-4972. For emergency situations dial 911.