Suffolk County Department of Social Services
Adult Protective Services Bureau (APS)
Provides services for persons over 18 who are physically or mentally impaired and who are in a situation where they are harmed or threatened with harm by the actions of themselves or others. This often involves the frail elderly and adults who are physically or mentally disabled, seriously ill or alcohol/substance abusers. Potential clients have no one able or willing to help them meet their essential needs such as food, clothing, shelter, and for medical care. Any concerned person or agency should make a referral for services using the three numbers provided above. All calls are confidential and may be made anonymously.