Reporting Abuse of Vulnerable Adults | The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison - vulnerable adult maltreatment

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What Is Abuse? | National Adult Protective Services Association vulnerable adult maltreatment


The vulnerable adult, or an interested person acting on behalf of the vulnerable adult, may request a review by the Vulnerable Adult Maltreatment Review Panel under section 256.021 if the lead investigative agency denies the request or fails to act upon the request, or if the vulnerable adult or interested person contests a reconsidered disposition. The lead investigative agency shall notify .

The Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) provides a toll-free number, 1-844-880-1574, the general public can call to report suspected maltreatment of vulnerable adults. Mandated reporters-including law enforcement, educators, doctors, nurses, social workers and other licensed professionals-can use a web-based reporting system.

If you have witnessed or know of a vulnerable adult or minor who has been the victim of physical or mental abuse, neglect, financial exploitation or unexplained injuries act now to file a complaint or report an incident. Complaints can be reported to the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) by calling (844) 880-1574 (toll free).