Adult Protective Services investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of adults in the community who are 65 or older or who have disabilities, and they provide protective services when needed. APS also investigates allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of people living in state facilities and those receiving services in state-contracted community settings that serve adults and children with mental illness or intellectual disabilities. [learn more]

About Our Data and Statistics

  • These statistics are updated regularly.
  • DFPS has undergone major changes over time, so comparisons across the years can be misleading.
  • Complete data sets can be downloaded at the Texas Open Data Portal.
  • To ensure privacy, some data are withheld. [about privacy and data]
  • This Information is also available in accessible online data charts. [accessible version]