San Benito County

Health & Human Services Agency

Hollister, California

Adult Protective Services

To Report Adult Abuse:


Call the Adult Protective Services 24/7 hotline to make a report if you think or know abuse is happening to an older or dependent adult:

San Benito County APS Hotline: 831-636-4190

In case of an emergency where someone’s life is in danger, call 911

Protecting Elder and Dependent Adults

The Adult Protective Services (APS) program helps older and dependent adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. APS investigates reports of abuse and provides services to prevent and remedy abuse or neglect.

Reporting Abuse

Anyone may make a report to APS if they think or know older or dependent adult abuse or neglect is happening. APS receives and responds to reports of abuse or neglect of older adults (age 60 or older) and dependent adults (ages 18 to 59 with physical or mental limitations).

In case of an emergency where someone’s life is in danger, call 911

APS reporting line – (831) 636-4190
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Call the Long Term Care Ombudsman for abuse that occurs in a licensed long-term care facility – 831-429-1913

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