Protective Services

People with developmental disabilities may need assistance when they have been abused or are at risk of abuse or neglect.

Protective services are steps taken to prevent abuse or neglect and to keep people safe. Adult protective services are provided for all adults with developmental disabilities who receive service coordination services. 

To report abuse of an adult with developmental disabilities, please contact the Washington County Developmental Disabilities program at 503-846-3150. 

Child abuse reports for all children (whether or not the child has a developmental disability) are the responsibility of Child Welfare. Call 1-855-503-SAFE and/or visit the state's child safety website for more informaton.

If at any time you feel an individual is being hurt or is in danger right now, call 911 immediately.