Adult Protective Services (APS) is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to receive and investigate reports concerning persons 60 years or older, and adults who are incapacitated and who are 18 years of age or older, who are reported to be or are at risk of being abused, neglected, and/or exploited. Intervention, APS services, and adult services are provided based on assessment. To report on weekdays, APS concerns Monday through Friday after 5:00 pm and on weekends; call the Sheriff’s Dispatcher at 703-777-0445 and ask to have the APS On-Call Worker paged.
In addition to Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation investigations; other services include:
Prescreenings are conducted to determine the need of individuals for Medicaid Nursing Home, Medicaid Personal Care and Assisted Living Facilities. More information is available by clicking on the links below.
A Medicaid application is available from the www.commonhelp.virginia.gov
Guardian Report Reviews
Guardians appointed by the court for incapacitated adults must file annual reports for review by an APS family services specialist worker. More information is available from the Probate Division of the Clerk of the Circuit Court
Companion Service Program
This program provides assistance to incapacitated adults and adults over 60 who are within state income guidelines who are unable to care for themselves without assistance and where there is no one available to provide the needed services without cost. Companion service includes assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting, eating / feeding, meal preparations, shopping, light housekeeping, and supervision. Services provided to the extent that funds are available. Visit the Companion Program
page for more information.