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Functions of Adult Protective Services
Through its 67 County Offices, Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of the elderly and disabled, 18 years of age or older who are unable to protect their own interests. The Department prevents and remedies abuse, neglect and exploitation through direct delivery and arrangement of services.
The Adult Protective Services Division provides consultation and policy interpretation to County Offices.
Staff of the Adult Protective Services Division are responsible for developing policy, developing and reviewing legislation impacting adult and disabled individuals, and developing and coordinating training for Adult Protective Services staff.
The Adult Protective Services Division also develops proposed budgets for the Adult Services program, allocates certain services to County Departments and coordinates program development with other Divisions and agencies to meet the needs of elderly and disabled individuals.
The Adult Protective Services Division staffs the Adult Abuse Hotline (1-800-458-7214). It is staffed during regular workdays and hours, but is accessible twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
APS staff develops funding and service delivery programs.
The Adult Foster Care Recruitment Hotline (1-866-425-5437) is also staffed during regular workdays and hours. This number is accessible seven (7) days a week.
Adult Foster Care Online Inquiry Form
SNAP benefits to decrease in November
MONTGOMERY- Families and individuals enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see a decrease in their benefits beginning in November. The decrease is a result of the expiration of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) that went into effect in April of 2009.
Alabama EBT System Now Operational
The vendor for Alabama's Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system has completed their efforts to restore the computer system that was not operational earlier today. All EBT transactions should now function normally.
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SNAP Quality Control Review Assessment and Training RFP
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TANF Caseload Reduction Credit Report FY2014
Adult Day Care Services - North Alabama RFP - Response Deadline Extended Until Thursday, February 06, 2014
Alabama State Disbursement Unit RFP Results
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