Dept of Social and Health Services

[6/7/19] Adult Abuse Awareness Month

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Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed June Adult Abuse Awareness Month. Last year, Adult Protective Services, a division of the Department of Social and Health Services, received more than 60,000 reports of vulnerable adult abandonment, abuse, neglect, financial exploitation and self-neglect. It’s a sharp increase from the 48,000 reports received in 2017 and more than triple the […]