Adult Protective Services (APS) is responsible for looking after the safety and well-being of the most vulnerable of Sheboygan County residents, people with disabilities and the elderly. Please contact the ADRC if you need information, assistance, or have questions about:
In addition, APS does investigations regarding abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults and the elderly. The categories of abuse are:
Experiencing a lack of adequate food, appropriate clothing or has unmet personal hygiene needs?
Deprived of glasses, walker, hearing aids, other medical devices or medication prescribed by a doctor?
A person that is in need of supervision but is left alone?
Living in a home that has fire and safety hazards?
A person being forced into signing over a check or other property to someone else?
Having someone else use credit/debit card or checking account without permission?
Being forced to pay someone else’s bills?
Being prevented from doing things in the community or from leaving home?
Repeatedly being told they are worthless, stupid, wrong or being yelled at and threatened?
Being hurt or treated roughly?
Being touched sexually in a way that is uncomfortable or without permission?
If you suspect someone is being abused, please call the ADRC at 920-467-4100 and let someone know. If it is an emergency, and needs immediate attention, contact 911 and ask for assistance.
Elder Abuse in Wisconsin
Adult at Risk
Phone: (920) 467-4100
Toll free : (800) 596-1919
TTY: (920) 467-4195