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  • Garrett County Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services

    Agency: Garrett County Department of Social Services

    ADULT PROTECTION: Investigates reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults and arranges for services to remedy the situation. Risk factors are identified and service plans developed to prevent further risk of harm to the adult.

    DEFINITION: Abuse is any physical injury sustained by cruel or inhumane treatment as a result of a malicious act by another person. Neglect is willful deprivation of food, clothing, medical treatment, rehabilitative therapy, shelter, supervision or daily hygiene or grooming needs. Exploitation is the misuse of a vulnerable adult, their money or property.

    • 12578 Garrett Highway
      Oakland, MD 21550

    Agency: Garrett County Department of Social Services

    Languages Available: Accommodations possible.

    Payment Description: None.

    Intake and Eligibility: Abused adults, ages 18 and older.

    Areas Served:
    • Garrett County

    - Adult Protective Services

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