333 E. Washington Street, Stockton, CA 95202 (209) 468-1000
To Report Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse call (209) 468-3780.
Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates allegations of abuse and or
neglect to dependent adults and seniors who are unable to protect their own
interest to prevent or remedy danger, while following the following principles:
An "Elder" means any person who is 65 years of age or older.
A "Dependent Adult" means any person who is between the ages of 18 and 64,
who has physical or mental limitations which restrict his or her ability to
carry out normal activities, or to protect his or her own rights, including, but
not limited to, persons who have physical or developmental disabilities, or
whose physical or mental abilities have been diminished because of age.
This includes any person between the ages of 18 and 64 who is admitted as an
inpatient to a 24 hour health care facility.
Types of Abuse:
Mandated Reporter Training:
APS Philosophy and Principles:
State and local government APS programs take an active role in educating and
advocating to the state and local communities for the need and protection from
prevention of abuse, neglect, self-neglect and/or exploitation of vulnerable
Home Delivered Meals provides a nutritious meal and personal contact to homebound seniors in the San Joaquin County community.
The Directory of Services for San Joaquin County Caregivers and Seniors, has been prepared by the San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services, which is a Division of the Human Services Agency.
Read some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Senior and Aging Services.
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