VCPEA - Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Inc.

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To report suspected adult abuse, neglect or exploitation, call your local department of social services or the 24-hour, toll-free Adult Protective Services hotline at: (888)832-3858


Since 1993, VCPEA has been a leader in promoting awareness, training, and advocacy on behalf of Virginia's abused, neglected, or exploited adults. VCPEA seeks to:

  • Promote a greater public understanding and awareness of the problems of elder abuse.
  • Promote improvement of the quality and the availability of services to vulnerable adults.
  • Encourage the development of services and programs to protect elders and adults with disabilities who are abused, neglected or exploited, or at risk of abuse neglect or exploitation.
  • Advocate with the public and government leaders on behalf of elderly and disabled adults.

Join VCPEA and work with others to assure that elderly and disabled adults in Virginia live a life free of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Your membership in VCPEA makes you an active participant in the effort to ensure the rights and safety of vulnerable adults.

The 2016 VCPEA Scholarship Recipients

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

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22nd Annual Conference

2016 VCPEA Conference, held May 18th-20th, 2016