Ohio established the Adult Protective Services Law (Ohio Revised Code 5101.6-5101.71) in 1981. This legislation enables a Licking County Job and Family Services social worker to investigate reports of elder abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation and try to correct those situations. The core principles of .
Oct 15, 2015 · Adult Protective Service, Consumer Protections & Legal Services Adult Protective Services. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) supervises the state’s Adult Protective Services (APS) program, which helps vulnerable adults age 60 and older who are in danger of harm, are unable to protect themselves, and may have no one to assist them.
Licking County JFS Adult Protective funds have been reduced 87% over the years jeopardizing the services to that keep vulnerable elderly adults safe from abuse, neglect and exploitation. The senior levy funds will help keep Licking County senior citizens safe and independent.