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Adult Protective Services
This program provides emergency interventions and on-going services to protect adults from abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

How to Report Abuse
Adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation can be reported by calling (209) 385-3105. Emergencies occurring between 5:00 pm and 8:00 am, or on weekends and holidays can be reported by calling (209) 722-9915.

Long-term Care Ombudsman (AAA)
This service provides advocacy and protection for residents of skilled nursing facilities and residential care facilities for the elderly.

Certification of Out-of-Home Care for Adults
To receive certification an adult who has disabilities must meet the following criteria:
  • Eligible adult must qualify for additional cash assistance to pay for care provided to the dependent adult in that home
  • Must be residing in an appropriate home
  • Must qualify for low income Social Security benefits

Merced County 2222 M Street Merced, CA 9543 Ph. (209) 385-7434 Toll Free (800) 226-6452
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