Adult Services provides assistance to elderly and dependent adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, and helps pay for services provided to disabled adults and children so that they can remain safely in their own home. The Public Guardian acts as a court appointed Conservator who can legally make decisions on behalf of persons who are unable to make their own decisions. The Public Administrator safeguards the property of a deceased person.
Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month
June is Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month. Butte County Adult Services is reaching out to the community to raise awareness and help everyone recognize the signs of elder and dependent adult abuse. Please watch the short videos below to learn what to look for and what steps you can take to prevent abuse and how to report abuse if you have any concerns.
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Services & Programs
Adult Protective Services provides investigation and intervention for those adults hurt by abuse, neglect and exploitation. Referrals of possible abuse can be made by anyone with knowledge of the abuse by calling the 24-hour response line: 800-664-9774.
Visit the California Adult Protective Services (APS) website for further information on this program.
The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program provides physical support to eligible aged, blind or disabled adults and children who would not otherwise be able to safely remain in their homes. If you or someone you know would like to apply or learn more about this program, call 530-538-7538 or toll free at 855-398-8899.
Visit the California IHSS website for further information on this program.
The significant role the Public Authority fulfills within the IHSS Program is to offer services that assist consumers with greater access to providers. Public Authority is the provider's employer of record for purposes of collective bargaining for wages and benefits.
The Public Authority is mandated by the State of California and was created specifically as a program improvement for consumers and providers. Public Authority maintains a provider registry, which is a computerized database listing qualified and screened IHSS providers.
CalSavers is a new optional retirement program designed for all California individuals, including IHSS providers, which offers automatic employment retirement contribution options. Easy enrollment by phone or online. Multilingual support and materials are available.