Elder Abuse

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Louisiana:

•1-800-259-4990 (For suspected elder mistreatment, in state line).
•225-342-9722 (For suspected elder mistreatment, out of state line).
To telephone the Long Term Care Ombudsman from within Louisiana, dial 1-866-632-0922. If calling from outside Louisiana, telephone 1-225-342-7100.

State Government Agencies

•Louisiana Elderly Protective Services
•Louisiana Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs
•Louisiana Long Term Care Ombudsman
•Louisiana Office of Attorney General

Laws and Regulations

•Louisiana Revised Statute Annotated § 14:403.2 Abuse and Neglect of Adults
•Louisiana Revised Statute Annotated § 15:501 through § 15:511 Abuse and Neglect of Adults