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Elderly Protective Services

Elderly Protective Services Toll Free Number is 1-833-577-6532 to call between the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

For those who require TTY assistance, please call Louisiana Relay at 1-800-846-5277 or 711. Spanish speaking can call 

1-800-737-1813.

Elderly Protective Services Hotline for after hour reporting, please call 1-844-94LAEPS or 1-844-945-2377

The Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs Elderly Protective Services Program provides a form for reporting suspicions of abuse, neglect and exploitation of people 60 years or older or adults with disabilities.

Use this form to report situations that DO NOT need to be investigated right away. It may take more than 48 hours to process online reports due to high volume.  Click on the link below.

https://appengine.egov.com/apps/la/GOEA/Contact

 

Elderly Protective Services (EPS) is responsible for investigating reports of elders aged 60 and above who are at risk due to abuse, neglect, exploitation and extortion.

In accordance with the provisions of La. R.S. 14:403.2 and La. R.S. 15:1501-1511, Elderly Protective Services is committed to establishing systems to provide protection to individuals who are unable to independently provide for themselves or to manage their resources, and who are harmed or threatened with harm through the action or inaction of themselves, those entrusted with their care, or other parties.

 

Elderly Protection Services FAQ

Elderly Protective Services (EPS) is responsible for investigating reports of elders aged 60 and above who are at risk due to abuse, neglect, exploitation and extortion.

Elderly Protective Services is here to help the 60 and older population.  EPS investigates to assess the older adult's risk of harm.  If EPS concludes that the older adult is at risk, it works to arrange for services to protect the older adult from further harm.  EPS strives to help individuals live free from abuse in a manner that supports choice and independence.

  • Reports of Elder abuse may be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to 1-844-94LAEPS or 1-844-945-2377.
  • If you witness a life-threatening situation involving an older adult with disabilities, immediately call 911.
  • For those who require TTY assistance, please call Louisiana Relay at 1-800-846-5277 or 711.
  • Spanish speaking can call 1-800-737-1813.

Report incidents of abuse, neglect, and exploitation involving adults 18-59 to Adult Protective Services at                      1-800-898-4910.

 

 

Elderly Protective Services Office Locations

602 North 5th Street, Suite 435 - 4th Floor

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

State Office Building

1525 Fairfield Avenue, Suite 670

Shreveport, LA  71101

State Office Building

900 Murray Street, Suite B-100A

Alexandria, LA  71301

825 Kaliste Saloom Road, Building 6, Suite 121

Lafayette, Louisiana 70508

In accordance with Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 48 of the 2017 Regular Session, the following information is provided regarding this leased space: 12,761 sq. ft leased from Hertz Lake Charles One, LLA at an annual cost of $133,260 with no underutilized space.

State Office Building

636 Gause Blvd., Suite 301

Slidell, LA 70458

 

 

 

For questions about Elderly Protective Services, please call 225-342-7100 or email  EPS@goea.la.gov