The Adult Protective Service Worker program matches adults who have a developmental disability and who live on their own in the community with a worker. With the person’s consent and direction, this worker helps them to take care of things they need for everyday living, as well as to set and achieve goals.
Adult Protective Service Workers can also help to connect adults with developmental disabilities with others in their communities and to find and use community resources.
In some communities, Adult Protective Service Workers have different titles, such as Service Coordinator or Adult Support Worker.
The worker meets regularly with an adult who has a developmental disability to