Adult Protective Services
Report abuse or neglect at 1-844-264-5437
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 in an effort to unite communities around the world in raising awareness about abuse and neglect of at-risk adults. When we come together, we can prevent abuse from happening. You can take action to protect yourself and your loved ones from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Let’s stop abuse and neglect of at-risk adults together!
Talk with family members, friends, and professionals that you trust and plan for your future.
Untrustworthy people target the aging population and will abuse or take advantage of them.
Keep in touch regularly with others, isolation can make you vulnerable to abuse.
Making a report in instances of abuse or neglect is the right thing to do, and it’s easy. Don’t be afraid! At-risk adults have a right to be safe!
Lunch and Film on Friday, June 14
Support prevention efforts for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by joining Health and Human Services’ staff on Friday, June 14 for a lunch at Lakeshore Cafe and a film at the Library. You will get either Hawaiian leis or a purple ribbon to wear to honor survivors of elder abuse and to raise awareness.
Lunch Reservations: Call Senior Services’ Lakeshore Cafe at 303.464.5526
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: Broomfield Senior Services, Lakeshore Cafe, at 280 Spader Way, Broomfield
Library FREE Film and FREE Popcorn: Stan & Ollie (PG)
Time: Doors open at 1:30 p.m., show starts at 2 p.m.
No registration required. Space is limited; first come, first served
Location: Library, Eisenhower Room, at 3 Community Park Road, Broomfield
Elder abuse refers to intentional or negligent acts by individuals that causes (or potentially causes) harm to the aging population.
An adult who is susceptible to mistreatment or self-neglect because the individual is unable to perform or obtain services necessary for the individual’s health, safety, welfare OR lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning the individual’s person or affairs.
Most cases of elder abuse go undetected. Don’t assume that someone has already reported a suspicious situation. In cases of immediate danger, call 911. If you have any concerns, questions, or to report neglect or abuse, call our friendly staff at 1-844-264-5437 and they will be able to help.
Adult Protective Services The APS Program is designed to intervene with or on behalf of at-risk adults to correct or alleviate situations in which actual or imminent danger of mistreatment and/or self-neglect exists and to utilize support systems to provide continuing safety from the incident(s) of mistreatment and/or self-neglect.
- APS Information
- Mandatory APS Reporters
- Colorado Adult Protective Services: Roles,
- Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), Adult Protection Services Division