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Guardianship Fraud Hotline

COMMUNITY resources

If the issue you would like to report is not related to financial fraud, waste or financial mismanagement of guardianship cases within Palm Beach County, please refer to the helpful list below for the proper agency to contact. The Clerk's office does not endorse any products or services provided by these agencies. This resources page is for information purposes only.

Please e-mail us if you don’t know who to contact.


Referral Agency


Abuse (Children, Elderly or Disabled)


Florida Abuse Hotline 
1-800-96-ABUSE (22873)


Alzheimer's Community Care
(561) 683-2700

Community Services Helpline

211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast

Consumer Fraud or Questions

Consumer Affairs 
(888) 852-7362

County Government
(Service Questions)

Board of County Commissioners 
(561) 355-2030

County Government
(Waste, Fraud, Misconduct or Other Abuses)

Office of Inspector General Hotline 

Criminal Acts

Crime Stoppers 
1-800-458-TIPS or 911 (emergencies)

Crime and Corruption (public officials)

State Attorney’s Public Integrity Unit Tip Line 
(561) 355-7491


Florida Commission on Human Relations 
Palm Beach County Office of Equal Opportunity 
(561) 355-4883

Domestic Violence or Physical Abuse

Domestic Abuse Hotline (24-hours)
(561) 833-7273 or (866) 891-7273

Florida Department of Children and Families 
(800) 96-ABUSE

Ethics Complaints 

Palm Beach County Ethics Commission

 Florida Commission on Ethics 
(850) 488-7864

Guardianship Questions

Clerk & Comptroller 
(561) 355-6511

Homestead Exemption Fraud

Property Appraiser 
(516) 355-3230

Insurance Fraud

Florida Department of Financial Services 

Landlord/Tenant Disputes

Clerk & Comptroller 
(561) 355-2500

Lemon Law Issues

Florida Attorney General 
(800) 321-5366

Medicaid Fraud

Medicaid Fraud Control Unit 
(561) 837-5000

Welfare and Food Stamp Fraud

Florida Department of Children and Families 
(866) 762-2237

Workers’ Compensations

Florida Department of Financial Services
(800) 342-1741

Ethics Hotline

Contact Information

(561) 355-3728