Seniors (anyone 60 years and older) and persons with disabilities between ages 18 and 59 who have been the victim of a crime – whether the victim is you, a family member or a friend – should first call their local police department to report the crime.
Seniors also may call Senior Services Associates, Inc. Residents in the southern portion of Kane County (Geneva, Elburn and south)should call (630) 897-4053. Residents in the northern portion of Kane County (St. Charles and north) should call (847) 741-0404. The 24-hour toll-free number for both offices is 1-800-942-1724.
If you believe you were specifically targeted because you are a senior citizen or disabled, once you have talked to the police, you should call the senior and disabled advocates at the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office at (630) 208-5324. Mary and Linda will help guide you through the process.
If you suspect that a disable adult is being abused or neglected, call the Illinois Department of Human Services Office of Inspector General at 1-800-368-1463.After that, call the senior and disabled advocates at the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office at (630) 208-5324 so they can follow up. For more information, click this link: http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?Item=20364
Illinois Department on Aging
Illinois Attorney General Elder Services
Illinois Attorney General Disability Rights
Illinois Attorney General Consumer Protection