Reporting Abuse

In the case of an emergency or life-threatening situation, call 911.

For individuals living in the community, contact the Iowa Department of Human Services / Abuse Hotline (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week): (800) 362-2178

For individuals living in a long-term care facility or assisted living program, contact the Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals, Health Facilities Division / Complaint Intake Line: (877) 686-0027; or the Iowa Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman / (515) 725-3333 or (866) 236-1430.



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