If you can't use the Texas Abuse Hotline you can: Report online at www.TxAbuseHotline.org; Use the Texas Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-735-2989 Voice or TTY. Tell the relay agent you need to call the Texas Abuse Hotline at 1-800-252-5400. The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has a central place to report.
Adult Protective Services (APS) provides vulnerable adults protection from abuse, neglect or exploitation and offers services. The services help with proper medical care, self-maintenance skills, personal hygiene, adequate food, shelter and protection. Key personnel.
For more information on protective services for seniors, contact the Senior HelpLine. To report suspected abuse, exploitation or neglect of an older person, call the statewide, 24-hour Adult Protective Services Hotline: 1-866-800-1409, 1-888-206-1327 (TTY). See also publications and Web sites related to this program: Publications.