Georgia Support Agencies & Resources

Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Elder Abuse Awareness Roll Call Video (23-minutes):  
Elder Abuse . . . Hiding in Plain Sight Video
Georgia Consumer Protection Guide for Older Adults - Most comprehensive guide you will find - especially regarding types of SCAMS in Georgia
Cobb Elder Abuse Task Force PSA Video
CEATF PSA Video
 
FDIC Money Smart for Older Adults
Preventing Financial Exploitation 

POWERS OF ATTORNEY IN GEORGIA: 

How the Georgia Legislature is Attempting to Curb the Problem of Elder Financial Exploitation

(Information presented by Jason Doss of the Doss Firm at

August 8, 2017 CEATF Quarterly meeting)

Georgia at-risk Adult Abuse 

~ REPORTING ~

Adult Protective Services - GA

Suspected abuse happening anywhere except a licensed or unlicensed care facility 

866-552-4464

www.aging.dhr.georgia.gov

Healthcare Facilities Regulations - GA

Suspected abuse happening in a licensed care facility or suspect a care home is not licensed

800-878-6442

www.dch.georgia.gov

 

Medicaid Fraud Control Unit - GA

800-508-9109

https://law.georgia.gov/medicaid-fraud-control-unit

Medicaid Fraud - Federal 

800-447-8477

http://oig.hhs.gov/fraud/hotline

 

Social Security Fraud (OIG/SSA) - Federal

800-269-0271

https://oig.ssa.gov/report

 

Governor's Office on Consumer Protection - GA

800-869-1123

http://consumer.georgia.gov/

 

Educational Hyperlinks

liveSAFE Resources

(formerly YWCA of Northwest Georgia) 

Assists victims of elder abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Free services, 24/7

Crisis Line: (770) 427-3390​

www.livesaferesources.org

Aging and Disability Resource Connection

(Web-based resource guide of partnering organizations)

www.georgiaadrc.com

 

State Long-Term Care Ombudsman

(Advocates for residents in long-term care facilities)

888-454-5826

www.georgiaombudsman.org

Georgia at-risk Adult Abuse 

~ RESOURCES ~

Partner Agencies
  • Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.
  • Atlanta Regional Commission
  • Cobb Board of Commissioners
  • Cobb Neighborhood Safety Commission
  • Cobb Senior Services
  • Financial Institutions
  • GA Adult Protective Services
  • GA Department of Community Health
  • GA House of Representatives
  • Social Security Administration
  • US Department of Health & Human Services
    • Office of the Inspector General
    • Office of Investigations

 
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