State Mandated Reporting
Who has to report?
A health care professional, law enforcement officer, firefighter, paramedic or emergency medical technician. Any other person
may make a report.
When to report?
Any person required by statute to report that has reasonable cause to believe that a vulnerable adult is the subject of abuse, neglect or
How to report?
Reports shall be made to the county adult protective services provider, meaning a county board of social services or other public or nonprofit agency with experience as a New Jersey provider of protective services for adults, designated by the county and approved by the commissioner.
New Jersey Adult Protective Services Hotline: 800-792-8820
Aging and Disability Resource Connection: