Colorado – Elder Abuse Resources

Colorado State Seal, Elder Abuse Laws

Where To Report Elder Neglect And Abuse In Colorado – Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

Colorado State Seal, Elder Abuse LawsTo report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Colorado:

  • Suspected mistreatment or self-neglect of an at-risk adult living in the home should be reported to the county APS office; visit the County Department of Social (Human) Services online directory to obtain local numbers.
  • Suspected mistreatment occurring in licensed nursing home or assisted living residence should be reported to the Long-Term Care Ombudsman. To find the contact information for the Ombudsman assigned to a specific institution, call the regional Area Agency on Aging. View a map of the Colorado Area Agencies on Aging regions, Here.

Colorado State Government Agencies

The following agencies can help you file a complaint against a nursing or long-term care facility, as well as provide you with additional information and support regarding senior neglect and abuse:

Colorado Laws and Regulations

The following laws were enacted to help protect seniors against abuse:

Access additional related statutes, Here.

Other Resources

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