Adult Protective Services (APS) is a unit within the Social Services Division and is mandated by Title 63.2 of the Code of Virginia. These services must be provided, regardless of income, to persons 60 years or older and incapacitated adults age 18-59 who are abused, neglected and/or exploited. Investigations are conducted to determine the need for protective services and arrangements are made for the provision of these services.
The Social Services Division receives reports and conducts investigations to determine the need for protective services and provides or arranges for services needed. Reports may be made Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
If calling after hours or on the weekends please use the Virginia state hotline at 1-888-83ADULT.
The Adult Protective Services Unit is located at the Witchduck Annex, 256/258 N. Witchduck Rd, Virginia Beach, 23462.
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To make an APS report, please contact our hotline at (757) 385-3550.