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Tennessee is a mandatory reporting state
Abuse of the elderly and vulnerable adults is against the law, and Tennessee is a "mandatory reporting" state. If you see abuse, or even only suspect that an adult is being abused, neglected, or exploited, you must report it.
Call the Tennessee Department of Human Services' Adult Protective Services unit, toll free at:
or contact your local law enforcement agency.
In The News
Elder abuse bill passes in TN
Senate Bill 1852 makes adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation a Class D felony.
Cases of elder abuse on the rise
Elder abuse is becoming more frequent, and the crime is underreported.