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: 870-534-4200, ext 358 : Arkansas, Ashley, Chicot, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, Lee, Lincoln, Lonoke, Monroe, Perry, Phillips, Prairie, Pulaski, and White Counties