Protective Services 


The Protective Service Department of LOGAN is NOT a law enforcement agency and does not provide emergency response services. To report suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation, please contact Adult Protective Services of St. Joseph County at (574) 235-5092 or dial 911. 

The heart and soul of what we do is to advocate for anyone with an intellectual or developmental disability. We live this commitment every day through the Protective Services program.

In 1974, concerned about those who could not speak for themselves—many of whom were living in institutional settings without family involvement—LOGAN set up Protective Services.

Today, the trained professionals and volunteers of Protective Services now provide services to over 125 people. The diversity of those we serve include those who live on their own in the community, people living in nursing homes without family support, and others who find themselves in crisis and in abusive or neglectful situations.

Click here for an Informed Consent Assessment for People with Developmental Disabilities (Guardianship)

If someone you know with a developmental disability is in need, our Protective Services guardians can help with:

  • Corporate guardianship
  • Professional advocacy services
  • Representative payeeship
  • Emergency support services
  • Referrals for affordable legal assistance
  • Estate planning for families
  • Community education
  • Healthcare representation
  • Government assistance navigation aid
  • Special needs trust fund access assistance 

Click here to see the current community members of LOGAN’s Protective Services Committee.

For more information on LOGAN’s Protective Services, contact:

Matthew Costello
Director of Protective Services
(574) 289-4831


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