Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is usually defined as the physical or psychological mistreatment of a senior, and can include taking financial advantage or neglecting the care of an elderly person.

 

Any senior citizen who has been abused or any person who suspects abuse of an elderly person should contact the following:

 

TO REPORT ELDER ABUSE, NEGLECT OR EXPLOITATION:

1-800-898-4910 (Statewide Louisiana 24-Hour Hotline)

 

IN EMERGENCY DIAL 911

 

ST. TAMMANY PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Covington: (985) 809-8200; (985) 276-1000

Slidell: (985) 726-8000

Bush: (985) 276-1490

 

WASHINGTON PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Parish-wide: (985) 839-3434 – answered 24 hours per day

 

CITY POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN ST. TAMMANY AND WASHINGTON PARISHES

Click here to go to "Other Government Agencies".

 

Click here to view the 22nd JDC Protective Order PDF Form. As soon as it opens, please right click on any part of the document and choose: Save As. Save it to your local hard drive with a name of your choice. Once the document is saved to your local hard drive, you may open it and enter data into your Protective Order. Then save it again each time you modify the file.

 

Other resources include:

 

Louisiana Elderly Protective Services

628 North 4th Street, Baton Rouge 70802

Post Office Box 2031 BIN #11, Baton Rouge 70821 (mailing)

1-800-898-4910

www.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm

 

Louisiana Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs

525 Florida Street, 4th Floor, Baton Rouge 70802

Post Office Box 61, Baton Rouge 70821 (mailing)

(225) 342-7100

www.goea.louisiana.gov

 

St. Tammany Council on Aging, Inc.

72060 Ramos Drive, Covington 70433

(985) 892-0377

www.coast@coastseniors.org

 

St. Tammany Parish

Justice Center

22nd Judicial District Court

701 N Columbia Street

Covington, LA 70433

(985) 809-5300

Washington Parish Courthouse

22nd Judicial District Court

909 Pearl Street

Franklinton, LA 70438

(985) 809-5300

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