Wisconsin Nursing Home Abuse

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

Wisconsin 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.

Wisconsin Elder Abuse

Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

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

  • For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, consult the Wisconsin County Elder Adults-at-Risk Help Lines Directory or call the Eldercare Locator at 800-677-1116.
  • 800-642-6552 (to report a caregiver, agency, or Division of Quality Assurance regulated facility has violated state or federal laws)
  • For more information on filing complaints regarding care provided in assisted living, home care, etc., or to file a complaint online, visit the Division of Quality Assurance.
  • 800-815-0015 (Wisconsin Ombudsman Program provides advocacy for consumers of long term care programs within the state)

Additional Information

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

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