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Adult Protective Services

 

Lifescape Community Services assists adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation (adults 60 years of age and older, or adults 18-59 years of age living with a disability). Abuse includes any negligent act by a caregiver or any other person who causes harm or serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult. Types of reportable abuse include: physical, emotional, sexual, passive neglect, deprivation, confinement, and financial exploitation.

Reports of suspected abuse can be made to:

  • Lifescape Community Services at 1-815-490-1125 during business hours.
  • Illinois Department on Aging Adult Protective Services hotline at 1-866-800-1409. The hotline is available 24-hours a day.

All reports are kept confidential, and anonymous reports are accepted. The identity of the reporter is not disclosed without written permission from the reporter or by order of the court.

For more information, please call

Lifescape Community Services in Sterling at

(815) 490-1125.