ELDER ABUSE: WHO TO CALL
If you suspect an elderly or senior person is being abused, report it. If they are in immediate danger, call 9-1-1. For financial abuse of the elderly, call the appropriate organization listed below.
Who to Call to Report Elder Abuse
Do Not Call
Credit Reporting Agencies:
Adult Protective Services (APS)
Texas Attorney General
Texas Department of Aging and Disability
Mental Health and Mental Retardation (MHMR)
Department of Veterans Affairs
FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Association) 1-800-289-9999; Securities Helpline for Seniors 1-844-574-3577
National Association of Insurance Commissioners 1-866-470-6242
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