Through data, training, response, technical assistance and research, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) Office of Elder Justice and Adult Protective Services (OEJAPS) provides assistance to various professionals and the public on a wide range of elder justice issues. Explore the products and services provided below.
OEJAPS supports several projects related to data on older adults and adult with disabilities. Systems include the first comprehensive, national reporting system for adult protective services (APS) programs and tracking of ombudsman facility visits, complaints received and investigated, information provided and more. Explore this data below.
Training of professionals is integral to the development of comprehensive systems that address elder justice. Education Opportunities for both new and seasoned professionals are offered from a variety of projects. Explore training opportunities below.
Responding to elder justice requires a multi-leveled response that includes peer support for professionals and the ability to guide consumers who require assistance. Explore some of the ways OEJAPS programs are responding to the needs of older adults and adults with disabilities as well as the professionals that serve them.
Technical assistance is available for a variety of professionals in the legal, social services, and financial sectors. Explore some of the resource center technical assistance options below.
OEJAPS programs conduct research on topics such as system evaluations, pandemic impact on response, and the prediction of adult maltreatment. This research will guide the future of elder justice systems. Explore current research projects below.