Office of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging)
Office of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging) - Main Office - Protective Services
Older Adult Protective Services investigates reports of abuse, neglect (including self-neglect), abandonment and financial exploitation for individuals age 60 and older. Older Adult protective services provides assistance to alleviate the risk of harm to an older adult in need of protective services. Any person who suspects that an older adult is being abused, neglected, exploited or abandoned may file a report 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Abuse reports can be made on behalf of an older adult whether the person lives in the community or in a care facility such as a nursing home, personal care home, etc. Reporters (excluding reporters mandated by law) may remain anonymous and have legal protection from retaliation, discrimination and civil or criminal prosecution. Every report of abuse received by the Office of Human Services, Inc is reviewed/investigated by an Older Adult Protective Services caseworker to determine if the reported victim needs help to protect him/herself from abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment. Once the incident has been identified as requiring protective services, the Area Agency on Aging will do a full evaluation of the victim's needs and develop a care plan to reduce risk. All information regarding Older Adult Protective services is confidential. To report Elder Abuse/Neglect, call Protective Services at 1-800-490-8505.
118 Center Street
PO Box A
Ridgway, PA 15853
Eligibility: Call for more information.
Hours: Call for more information.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 672-7145 Main
  • (814) 776-2191 Main
  • (800) 672-7145 Other
  • (814) 776-2193 Fax
Email Address: ohs@ohsaging.com
Intake Requirements: Call for more information.
Intake Procedure: Call for more information.
Services:
  • Adult Protective Services
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Office of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging)
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