Adult Protective Services
Arkansas Adult Protective Services ("APS") administers two Acts: the Adult and Long-Term Care Facility Resident Maltreatment Act, Ark Code Ann. 12-12-1701 et seq., and the Adult Maltreatment Custody Act, Ark Code Ann. 9-20-101 et seq.
APS' statutory responsibilities include:
- Providing a system for the reporting of suspected adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation;
- Conducting prompt and thorough investigations of reported adult maltreatment;
- Working with law enforcement agencies, courts, and other state agencies to investigate adult maltreatment, assess alleged victims, and obtain prosecution for the offenders; and
- Protecting maltreated adults who are in imminent danger.
APS exists in Arkansas to protect the endangered and impaired again population of this State in a respectful manner, while conducting a thorough investigation on calls received on our most vulnerable population.
APS Hotline 1-800-482-8049
Area 1: 479-968-5596, ext 168: Benton, Boone, Carroll, Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Madison, Pope, Sebastian, Washington, and Yell Counties
Area 2: 870-425-9631: Baxter, Clay, Cleburne, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Marion, Mississippi, Newton, Poinsett, Randolph, Searcy, Sharp, St. Francis, Stone, Van Buren and Woodruff Counties
Area 3: 870-285-3111, ext 121: Bradley, Calhoun, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Garland, Grant, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Montgomery Nevada, Ouachita, Pike, Polk, Saline, Scott, Sevier, Union Counties
Area 4: 870-285-3111, ext 121: Arkansas, Ashley, Chicot, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, Lee, Lincoln, Lonoke, Monroe, Perry, Phillips, Prairie, Pulaski, and White Counties
|Shannon Halijan||APS Division Manager||501-320-6440
|Vacant||Field Operations Manager||479-968-5596, ext. 179
|Janice Woods||Custody Manager||501-321-2583
|Cristen Gibson||Custody Supervisor||479-782-4555
|Austin Mendenhall||Area 1 Field Manager||479-695-2916
|Jamie Atwood||Area 2 Field Manager||870-425-8819
|Terri Teel||Area 3 Field Manager||870-285-3111, ext. 105
|Natasha Lucas||Area 4 Field Manager||870-367-6835, ext. 1357