Hotline Numbers

Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation Hotline

ANETo report abuse, neglect or exploitation occurring in an adult care facility, medical care facility or home health agency:

Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Fax Number:  785-296-0256
Hours of Operation:  Monday through Friday - 8 am to 5 pm

*Complaints about registered operators should also be reported to this hotline.

Adult and Child Protective Services

AbuseTo report abuse, neglect or exploitation occurring domestically or in the community contact:

Kansas Department of Children and Families
Hours of Operation:  24 Hours - 7 Days a Week

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to connect to the Lifeline by dialing 988, this dialing code will be available to everyone across the United States starting on July 16, 2022.

If you feel you are in a crisis, whether or not you are thinking about suicide, please call the Lifeline. People have called for help with substance abuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, sexual orientation, illness, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness and even loneliness.

Problem Gambling Helpline

If you are concerned that you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available 24 hours a day. Working closely with a trained professional can help you return to a healthy, productive life. Help is available at no cost.


Kansas Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

MedicareThe ADRC is designed to empower older adults and persons with disabilities to make informed choices about their services and supports. It is streamlining access to those services and ensuring individual needs met. The ADRC can refer individuals to an array of in-home, community-based and institutional services, as well as provide decision-making support.


SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline

Disaster Distress HotlineThe Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

National HelplineThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA’s) National Helpline, also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service, is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

800-662-HELP (4357)

Disability Fraud / Social Security Fraud Hotline

SS_FraudDo you suspect someone of committing fraud against Social Security? The Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General Fraud Hotline takes reports of alleged fraud, waste or abuse:

Hours of Operation:  Monday through Friday - 9 am to 3 pm

Alzheimer's Association Hotline - Heart of America Chapter

Elderly man with granddaughter imageThe 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance; people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public:

Alzheimer's Association Heart of America Chapter Hours of Operation:  Anytime day or night