Adult Protective Services (APS) Each California County has an Adult Protective Services (APS) agency to help elder adults (65 years and older) and dependent adults (18-64 who are disabled), when these adults are unable to meet their own needs, or are victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation. The Office of Regulations Development will no longer mail out or provide paper copies of Manual Letters and Regulations. The Office of Regulations Development does not interpret regulations. If you need interpretation of regulations, please contact the CDSS program directly. Adult Protective Services Program Manual.
Adult Protective Services (APS) meets the needs of vulnerable adults and helps protect them from abuse, neglect and exploitation. Eligibility includes persons who are: 18 years of age or older and have a substantial functional or mental impairment (a condition that impairs a person's ability to live independently or provide self-care without services) OR. The New York State Office of Children and Family Services, through the Bureau of Adult Services, is responsible for the oversight of the Adult Protective Services and the Family Type Home for Adults programs. Adult Protective Services (APS).
Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policies and Procedures Division 33 (APS Manual), existing All County Letters issued by CDSS, and the pertinent sections from the California Welfare and Institutions Code on the Elder and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, Adult Protective Services and. Adult Protective services housed in the Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health Services within the Department of Human Services,is mandated by state law to investigate maltreatment, abuse, neglect, and exploitation of people age 18 and older, who are.