New York City

Adult Protective Services

• Brooklyn Borough Office: (718) 722-4830 | (718) 722-4812

• Bronx Borough Office: (718) 620-8880

• Manhattan North Borough Office: (212) 971-2727

• Manhattan South Borough Office: (212) 279-5794

• Queens Borough Office: (718) 883-8254

• Staten Island Borough Office: (718) 556-5846

Alzheimer’s Association – NYC Chapter | (646) 418-4466

CaringKind | (646) 744-2900

NYC Department for the Aging

Staten Island Resources

Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention (temporary shelter) | (718) 581-1000

New York State

Lifespan of Greater Rochester | (585) 244-8400

NYS Office for the Aging

Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

National Organizations

Administration for Community Living (ACL) – (202) 401-4634

Ageless Alliance

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) – (888) 687-2277

American Bar Association- Commission on Law & Aging – (202) 662-8690

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Resources for Older Americans and their Families

Eldercare Locator – (800) 677-1116

Elder Justice Coalition

National Consumer Voice for Quality Long Term Care

National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) – (302) 831-3525

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) – (608) 255-0539

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA) 

The National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) – (212) 741-2247

Training Resources on Elder Abuse

Publications and Other Resources

Vulnerable Elder Protection Team: Emergency Department-Based Multi-Disciplinary Consultation Service for Potential Victims of Elder Mistreatment: Comprehensive Operational Protocols, 2017

Interview Guide for Elder Mistreatment Focus Groups of Emergency Medical Services Providers, 2017

Multidisciplinary Team Guide and Toolkit– A guide to creating and facilitating the development of multidisciplinary teams by the Department of Justice’s Elder Justice Initiative, 2017

The Prosecutor’s Resource on Elder AbuseAEquitas‘ resource for prosecutors to assist with investigating and prosecuting cases involving abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of an older victim, 2017

Elder Justice Initiative Webinars– The Department of Justice’s Elder Justice Initiative hosts a number of webinars on elder abuse, which are then archived and accessible on their site, 2017

Role of Guardian Standards in Addressing Elder Abuse– This is the National Center on Elder Abuse’s newest fact sheet, which summarizes highlights from the NGA Guardianship Standards of Practice, 2017

Comprehensive Classification System for Visible Intentional and Unintentional Acute Injuries – Taxonomy for Research and Practice, 2016

New York State Elder Abuse Prevention and Intervention Services Survey: Report of Findings2016

New York State Elder Abuse Prevention and Intervention Services Survey: Report of Findings for New York City, 2016

New Assessments in Financial Decision Making and Financial Exploitation: the Lichtenberg Financial Decision Screening Scale (LFDSS)– A research brief and webinar on financial decision-making prepared by The National Adult Protective Services Association with the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, 2016

New York State Cost of Financial Exploitation Study – Report prepared by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, 2016

Developing an Undue Influence Screening Tool for Adult Protective Services– Report prepared for the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, 2016

Comprehensive Photography Protocol – General and Specific Guidelines for Photographing Injuries in Older Adults, 2016

Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams: Planning For the Future2015

The Elder Justice Roadmap – Framework for facing challenges in elder abuse prevention and prosecution, 2014

Exploring the Sexual Rights of Older Adults: Towards Healthy Sexuality and Freedom from Victimization in Later Life – Monograph prepared from a NYC colloquium in May 2011 exploring issues concerning healthy sexuality in later life and issues of consent and sexual victimization of older adults.

Mistreatment of African American Elders – Recent information and research findings

NCALL National Abuse in Later Life Resource Directory: 2011 – The NCALL National Abuse in Later Life Resource Directory (2011), funded by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), lists specialized services for older victims of domestic violence and sexual assault throughout the United States.

New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study: Report 2010 – This report includes findings from the first (and only) state-wide elder abuse prevalence study in the country conducted through a partnership with Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Weill Cornell Medical Center, and New York City Department for the Aging, 2010

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) – Topic: Elder Abuse/Mistreatment – Publications, resource links, and online forum discussions

Elder Abuse: Safety Tips – Overview of safety plans, tips for staying safe, and resources for victims of elder abuse from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, 2006

 When a Family Member Causes Harm – Information, advice, and resources for elder abuse victims from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, 2006

Domestic Violence in Later Life: A Guide to the Aging Network for Domestic Violence and Victim Service Programs – Issue Brief prepared by the National Association of State Units on Aging and the National Center on Elder Abuse, 2006

Late Life Domestic Violence: What the Aging Network Needs to Know – Issue Brief prepared by the National Association of State Units on Aging and the National Center on Elder Abuse, 2006