Tennessee Nursing Home Abuse

» Directory of Helplines, Hotlines, and Elder Abuse Prevention Resources

Tennessee directory of helplines, hotlines, and elder abuse prevention resources including reporting numbers, government agencies, state laws, state-specific data and statistics, and other resources.

If someone is in immediate danger, call 911 or the local police for immediate help.

Tennessee Elder Abuse

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

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

  • 888-APS-TENN (1-888-277-8366) to report suspected abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation of adults who are unable to protect themselves due to a physical or mental limitation. Make a report online HERE Contact 911 if the situation is a life-threatening emergency.

To reach regional Long Term Care Ombudsman offices, access the District Ombudsman. To contact the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman:

  • Tel: 615-837-5112
  • Toll Free: 877-236-0013
  • TDD: 615-532-3893

Additional Information

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations