Aging

Elder Abuse/Neglect

How To Report Elder Abuse / Neglect

  • If the abuse or neglect is occurring within Dane County, Wisconsin, and is not occurring in a State-licensed facility, call the Dane County Elder Abuse/Neglect Unit at 608-261-9933.
  • If the abuse or neglect is occurring in a State-licensed nursing home, call the State Division of Quality Assurance at 608-266-7474.
  • If the abuse or neglect is occurring in a State-licensed program such as an assisted living facility, community based residential facility (CBRF), adult family home (AFH), adult day care program, or residential care apartment complex (RCAC), call the State Bureau of Assisted Living at 608-264-9888.
  • If the abuse or neglect is occurring outside of Dane County, Wisconsin, call the Elder Care Locator at 1-800-677-1116
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    refer to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services' internet listing of county elder abuse agencies at: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/aps/Contacts/eaaragencies.htm External link
10/14/2011