Protective Services

ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceSchenectady County Department of Social Services offers Protective Services for Adults (PSA), a New York State-mandated program which is provided without regard to income to assist adults age 18 or older who, because of mental or physical impairment, can no longer provide for their basic needs for food, clothing, shelter, or medical care, or protect themselves from neglect, abuse, or hazardous situations, and who have no one willing and able to help in a responsible manner.
LocationSchenectady
Geographical AreaSchenectady County
TerritoryOTHER SITE LOCATION: SCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES106 Erie Boulevard Schenectady, NY 12305518-388-4570, Fax 518-388-4536 Service/IntakeAurelia Colamarino, Director
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessHandicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall 518-344-2835
Adrienne Silva, supervisor
To report adult abuse, call Adult Protective Service Hotline (within New York State only): 1-844-697-3505
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Helpful TipsCall or walk-in, tell receptionist you would like to make a referral. In responding to a referral, Protective Services for adults will visit the adult's home within three working days or within 24 hours for life threatening situations.
 
Client Information
Eligibility18 years or older, resident of Schenectady County
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 797 Broadway
Physical Site City, State, Zip Schenectady, NY 12305
Main Phone 518-388-4400 Administrative
Hotline Phone 800-342-3720 Toll Free: NYS Child Abuse Hotline
Emergency/After Hours Phone 518-382-0383 After Hours
Other Phone 518-388-4470 Service/Intake or 518-388-4279 Service/Intake: Children and Family Services
Fax 518-388-4644
Web Address www.schenectadycounty.com
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: SCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Affiliated Program: ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES
This Service: Protective Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Protective Intervention/Investigation (PH-6500.0500-050)
Adult Protective Services (PH-6500.0500)
Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse Reporting (PH-6500.0500-180)