Adult Protection

Adult Protection Services safeguards vulnerable adults against self-neglect, neglect, or abuse by others.  To learn more about this service, see the Adult Protection Services fact sheet from the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, Continuing Care Branch.

It is important to note that this service does not cover financial abuse.  You will find more information about financial abuse and fraud in the Financial and Legal Matters section and the Fraud section of our website.

If you suspect a vulnerable person is being abused financially, please contact your local police service.