By letter, dated November 14, 2014, from Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs (GOEA), Karen Ryder, we have been informed that our Area Plan for FYE 2016-2019 has been approved. If you would like to view a copy of our Area Plan, please contact us at (318) 256-4140.
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