MDHHS - Adults & Seniors - adult human services


adult human services - Human Services (DHS)

Adults & Seniors. We offer a variety of programs to protect, encourage independence and advocate for frail and vulnerable adults in Michigan. Our programs can assist you with independent living (home help), adult foster care and homes for the aged, adult protective services . APS does not have the authority to take custody of any adult for any reason. APS was established by the Adult Protective Services Act of , effective March 14, (DC Law ; D.C. Official Code §§ , et seq.), as amended (APS Statute). APS’s statute is available to .

Adult Protective Services staff investigate reports of abuse, neglect (including self-neglect) or financial exploitation of adults who are unable to protect themselves due to a physical or mental limitation. APS staff assess the need for protective services and provide services to reduce the. Adult Services. The Office of Adult Services focuses on the needs of the elderly, disabled and vulnerable work with local departments of social services and community based organizations to coordinate services for the vulnerable adult population throughout Maryland to promote their safety, stability and independence.

The Division Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) has a mission to assist aging and vulnerable adults, their families, and caregivers in achieving healthy, safe, and independent lifestyles, through advocacy, protection, education, and stewardship of public resources. The Colorado Department of Human Services proudly announces that the Office of Children, Youth and Families Division of Child Welfare (DCW) has earned the Innovator Seal from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.