Madison County SAO has taken a zero-tolerance approach to help curb crimes against the elderly. Through our Elder Justice Task Force, comprised of two dedicated prosecutors, our office can more effectively prosecute such crimes against the older population of Madison County.
Specifically, the Elder Abuse Division Focuses on:
For more information, contact the office at (618) 692-6280 or SAinfo@co.madison.il.us To learn about how our office assists victims/witnesses of crimes, visit our Victim/Witness section of the website.
Elder Abuse Resources
Agencies that respond to elder abuse, neglect or financial exploitation are:
State of Illinois' Elder Abuse Hotline: (866) 800-1409 or TTY at (800) 544-5304
Madison County Sheriff’s Office: (618)692-6087
Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office: (618)692-6280
Madison County Triad: (618)296-2800
Adult Protective Services Hotline: 1-866-800-1409
Illinois Attorney General’s Senior Citizens Consumer Fraud Hotline: 1-800-243-5377
Southwestern Illinois Visiting Nurses Association: (618) 236-5863
Illinois Department of Public Health Nursing Home Hotline: (800) 252-4343
If you are unsure of who to contact in the event you suspect abuse against an elderly person, call your local police department.