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Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council

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A person who believes or has reason to believe an endangered adult is the victim of battery, neglect or exploitation is required to report the facts to Adult Protective Services or a law enforcement agency having jurisdiction over the endangered adult. A report to Adult Protective Services may be made by calling the state hotline number or by contacting the appropriate APS Investigative Unit directly. Any emergency report should be made directly to law enforcement. A person who makes a report in good faith is immune from any civil or criminal liability. IC 35-46-1-13 & IC 35-46-1-14.

An "endangered adult," for purposes of reporting, is an individual who is:

  1. at least eighteen (18) years of age; and
  2. incapable by reason of mental illness, mental retardation, dementia, or other physical or mental incapacity of managing or directing the management of the individual's property or providing or directing the provision of self-care.


ADULT PROTECTIVE  SERVICES
INVESTIGATOR CONTACT INFORMATION

State Hotline: 1-800-992-6978

APS Unit 1

Counties Served: Lake

    Address: 2900 W. 93rd Ave., Crown Point, IN 46307
    Phone: (219) 755-3863
    Fax: (219) 755-3865

APS Unit 1A

Counties Served: Jasper, Newton , LaPorte, Porter, Pulaski, Starke

    Address: Courthouse Square, Ste. 501A, 809 State Street, LaPorte, IN 46350
    Phone: (219) 326-6808 ext. 2348
    Fax: (219) 324-9394

APS Unit 2

Counties Served: Elkhart, Kosciusko, Marshall , St. Joseph

    Address: 912 E LaSalle Ave., South Bend, IN 46617
    Phone: (800) 626-8320 or (574) 235-9734
    Fax: (574) 235-5092

APS Unit 3

Counties Served: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Stueben, Wells, Whitley

    Address: Keystone Bldg., 1st Fl., 602 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
    Phone: (260) 449-7989
    Fax: (260) 449-4618

APS Unit 4

Counties Served: Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, White

    Address: 301 Main St., Lafayette, IN 47901-1358
    Phone: (877) 749-9111 or (765) 423-9349
    Fax: (765) 420-1587

APS Unit 5

Counties Served: Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, Tipton, Wabash

    Address: 200 Court Park, Logansport, IN 46947
    Phone: (574) 753-5808
    Fax: (574) 735-3205

APS Unit 6

Counties Served: Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph

    Address: Madison County Government Center, 16 E. 9th St., Anderson, IN 46016
    Phone: (765) 641-9585
    Fax: (765) 641-9641

APS Unit 7

Counties Served: Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo

    Address: Vigo County Courthouse, 33 S. 3rd. St., Terre Haute, IN 47807
    Phone: (812) 462-3286
    Fax: (812) 242-1471

APS Unit 8

Counties Served: Boone, Hamilton, Hendricks, Marion

    Address: 251 E. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Phone: (317) 327-1403
    Fax: (317) 327-5404

APS Unit 8B

Counties Served: Hancock, Johnson, Shelby

    Address: Shelby County Courthouse, 407 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville, IN 46176
    Phone: (888) 387-2352 or (317) 392-6495
    Fax: (317) 398-8847

APS Unit 9

Counties Served: Fayette, Franklin, Rush, Wayne, Union

    Address: Wayne County Courthouse, 301 E Main St., Richmond, IN 47374
    Phone: (765) 973-9256
    Fax: (765) 973-9320

APS Unit 10

Counties Served: Monroe, Morgan, Owen

    Address: 120 W. 7th St., Bloomington, IN 47404
    Phone: (812) 349-2665
    Fax: (812) 349-2798

APS Unit 11

Counties Served: Bartholomew,  Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings

    Address: 234 Washington St., Columbus, IN 47201-6750
    Phone: (812) 379-1670
    Fax: (812) 418-3187

APS Unit 12

Counties Served: Dearborn, Jefferson, Ohio , Ripley, Switzerland

    Address: Dearborn County Courthouse, 215 W. High St., Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
    Phone: (812) 537-8862
    Fax: (812) 537-4295

APS Unit 13A

Counties Served: Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Knox, Martin, Pike

    Address: 201 E. Walnut, Washington, IN 47501
    Phone: (812) 254-8681
    Fax: (812) 254-8687

APS Unit 13B

Counties Served: Gibson, Perry, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Warrick

    Address: Civic Center Bldg., RM 329, 1 NW M.L. King Jr. Blvd., Evansville, IN 47708
    Phone: (812) 435-5190

APS Unit 14

Counties Served: Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott

    Address: City Government Bldg., 501 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville, IN 47130
    Phone: (812) 285-6364
    Fax: (812) 280-5694

APS Unit 15

Counties Served: Crawford, Lawrence, Orange, Washington

    Address: County Government Bldg., Suite 202, 806 Martinsburg Rd., Salem, IN 47167
    Phone: (812) 883-5988
    Fax: (812) 883-4333

 

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