Call 1-800-458-9858 to report suspected abuse or neglect of people who are older or who have disabilities. You can call this number to report abuse that occurs in:
You also can report abuse of people who get help in their homes from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability (DADS). Agents answer calls Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. If you call outside those hours, leave a message; an employee will call you back by the next workday.
Call 1-800-458-9858 to get information about how to apply for DADS services. Press Option 4 to enter the 5-digit ZIP code of where you want to get services; you will be given the number to your local office. This option does not include information about Home and Community-based Services or Texas Home Living.