Adult Protective Services



To make a vulnerable adult report, call the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) at 1-844-880-1574. Mandated reporters may make a vulnerable adult report using the online link. If the vulnerable adult is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.

Washington County adult protection staff conduct assessments and investigations regarding alleged incidents of maltreatment of vulnerable adults in community settings. Reports of maltreatment occurring in licensed facilities or by licensed home care staff are routed to the appropriate state agency for investigation. Types of maltreatment allegations including abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation are reviewed and referred for investigation by the appropriate agency.

Watch the following videos for more information about elder abuse, neglect, exploitation: