The Tennessee Department of Human Services' Adult Protective Services unit is partnering with the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance and the Tennessee Vulnerable Adult Coalition (TVAC) to help raise awareness and stop elder abuse. To view our Public Service Announcement, click on the window below. Adult Protection Act. Tennessee law provides that "any person having reasonable cause to suspect that an adult has suffered abuse, neglect, or exploitation, shall report or cause reports to .
The Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) program in Tennessee provides funding for the Adult Homemaker Services and the Adult Day Care services. Adult Day Care. Adult Day Care (also called “Adult Day Services”) is critical to helping meet the needs of many vulnerable adults and their caregivers. At this level, Adult Protective Services personnel have determined that this report will not be assigned for investigation. If the report status has not been changed in more than 2-4 business days, please contact the Adult Protective Services hotline at. 1-888-APS-TENN (1-888-277-8366).
Tennessee Adult Protective Services Printer-friendly version. Adult Protective Services assists vulnerable and elder adults to stop and prevent abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Anyone can make a report about suspected abuse to the Elder Abuse Hotline. Website. Find contact information and details for Adult Protective Services in Knoxville, Tennessee. Social Services for Elder Abuse Protection.