Adult Protective Services
Lassen County has established an adult protective services program that includes but is not limited to the following:
- An emergency response system that provides in-person response 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to referrals of abuse to an elder or dependent adult for the purpose of providing immediate intake or intervention, or both, to new referrals involving immediate life threats and crises in existing cases.
- Case management.
- Information and referrals for community resources.
- Provide emergency shelter or in-home protection as resources are available.
- Lassen County APS will respond to all referrals that allege that an elder or dependent adult is a victim of or at risk of abuse as defined in WIC 15610.07 and 15752