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APS (Adult Protective Services) FAQs

  1.  What does APS investigate?

  2. APS investigates allegations of abuse and/or neglect of impaired adults living in the community who may be dependent on someone else for their basic needs.

    APS investigates allegations of abuse and/or neglect of impaired adults living in the community who may be dependent on someone else for their basic needs.

  3.  How do I make a report to Suffolk County APS?

  4. Referrals may be made directly to Suffolk County APS by calling (631) 854-3232

  5.  What happens when I call APS?

  6. You will speak with an intake worker who will review your concerns to determine if an APS investigation is warranted. If the referral is accepted for investigation, the case will be routed to a Caseworker who will commence an assessment of the circumstances and need for services. APS has sixty days to complete an assessment. After the assessment, if the individual is found to be in need of services, a case may be opened.

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901