Protective Services

Adult Protective Services

Information

Anyone having reason to believe that a disabled person needs protective services should report such information to Adult Protective Services at their county Department of Social Services.

Give the person’s name, age or date of birth, and the name of the caregiver if you know it.  Describe the living situation and why you are calling and give names of others who might have more information.

You are not required to give your name when you make a call.

Situations
  • physical and emotional abuse
  • neglect (including self-neglect)
  • exploitation
  • fraud
Service Area
Cost

Contact Info

Website
Email
Phone

Buncombe County 828-250-5800 (24/7)                                                                                      Haywood County Call 828-452-6620 and ask for Adult Protective Services Intake
Henderson County 828-694-6241. (After hours call 828-697-4911 for emergencies.)
Madison County 828-649-2711
Transylvania County 828-884-3174

COA Elder Justice Navigator Program

Information

Free in-person consultation services, resources and assistance for residents of Buncombe County

 

 

Situations

Survivors and persons experiencing/reporting fraud, abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

Service Area
Cost

Contact Info

Website
Email
Phone

Janice Payne – 828-277-8288

Disclaimer: The listing in this guide does not constitute endorsement nor is it comprehensive.