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Social services programs that provide assistance for older adults, people with disabilities and other vulnerable individuals who are unable to act on their own behalf or manage their own affairs, or who are in immediate danger due to physical or emotional abuse, unsafe or hazardous living conditions, exploitation, neglect, self-neglect or abandonment. Included are APS programs that investigate cases of abuse, neglect or exploitation working closely with a wide variety of professionals including physicians, nurses, firefighters and law enforcement officers following receipt of a report from friends, neighbors or others concerned for their safety; and public and private guardianship/conservatorship programs that make provisions for people who have been judged to be incompetent by the court by assuming responsibility for the care and custody of the individuals and/or for the management of their estates.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Protective ServicesProtective Services investigates complaints regarding abuse of adults, 18 years or older.AlbanyADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesProvides Protective Services to impaired adults at risk of harm who do not have anyone willing and able to assist them responsibly. Adult Services also administers Home Health Care programs to individuals on Medicaid.ColumbiaADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESCOLUMBIA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesThis unit investigates reports of adult abuse or exploitation. Protective services are provided to adults who are at risk of harm and who have no one else to protect or assist them. Financial management and homemaking are also components of the service.RensselaerADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESRENSSELAER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesSaratoga County DSS Adult and Family Services provides protective services to at-risk adults as well as information and referral and preventive services.SaratogaADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESSARATOGA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesSchenectady 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.SchenectadyADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESSCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesAdult Protective Services will intervene if necessary for adults who are physically and/or mentally impaired and who are in need of protection from actual or threatened harm, neglect, or a hazardous situation due to the action or inaction of either themselves or other individuals and who have no one willing or able to assist them responsibly.SchoharieADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESSCHOHARIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesProvides assistance to adults who are mentally or physically impaired, without regard to income, and who can no longer provide for their own basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, medical care, or protect themselves from neglect, abuse, or hazardous situations, and who have no one to help them. a wide range of services can be arranged for the client such as counseling, case management, advocacy, money management, assisting with housing or alternative living arrangements or appropriate crisis interventions coordinated with various agencies equipped to serve such populations.WarrenADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESWARREN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesThe Adult Protective Services unit investigates reports of adult abuse or exploitation. Protective services are provided to adults who are at risk of harm and who have no one else to protect or assist them. Financial management and homemaking are also components of this service.WashingtonADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESWASHINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesInvestigates and follows up with reports of neglect, abandonment or abuse of adults that are elderly or have mental, developmental or physical disabilities. FranklinPROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR ADULTFRANKLIN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesProvides assistance to individuals who are struggling to care for themselves, due to physical, developmental or mental impairements with accessing basic needs.ClintonPROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR ADULTSCLINTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesProvides a program for adults who may need protective services for a variety of reasons, those that have a physical or mental impairment and are unable to care for their own basic needs or protect themselves, and they have no one willing or able to help them.EssexPROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR ADULTSESSEX COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesProvides assistance to adults who are mentally or physically impaired, without regard to income, and who can no longer provide for their own basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, medical care, or protect themselves from neglect, abuse, or hazardous situations, and who have no one to help them.FultonPROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR ADULTSFULTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesProtective Services for Adults is for persons 18 years of age or older who are unable to protect their own interests, or harmed or threatened with harm through action or inaction by another individual or themselves.GreenePROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR ADULTSGREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Protective ServicesProvides assistance to adults who are mentally or physically impaired, without regard to income, and who can no longer provide for their own basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, medical care, or protect themselves from neglect, abuse, or hazardous situations, and who have no one to help them.MontgomeryPROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR ADULTSMONTGOMERY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Support ServicesProvides Protective Services to impaired adults at risk of harm who do not have anyone willing and able to assist them responsibly. Adult Services also administers Home Health Care programs to individuals on Medicaid.HamiltonADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESHAMILTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)

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