Abuse and Neglect

Abuse or neglect is an intentional act or failure to act that causes or creates a risk of harm to another person. Criminal abuse or neglect is a felony. To report abuse or neglect in Lake County, contact one of the resources below.

In Lake County 
Catholic Charities (Elderly/Disabled Adult):  847-546-5733
Illinois Department of Child and Family Services, 847-249-7800
911 (emergencies, weekends, after hours)
Lake County States Attorney Office:  847-377-3000

Statewide
Adult Protective Services (age 60 or older or a person with disabilities age 18-59):  1-866-800-1409, 1-888-206-1327 (TTY)
Child Protective Services (birth-17): 1-800-25-ABUSE, 1-800-358-5117 (TTY)

For residents who live in nursing facilities: 1-800-252-4343.

For residents who live in Supportive Living Facilities (SLFs): 1-800-226-0768