(For Financial Abuse and Fraud, click here:Protecting Your Rights & Preventing and Reporting Fraud)
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence(Public Health Agency of Canada)
Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network
Contains information, resources and tools about elder abuse for people who work with seniors in Alberta.
Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
Senior Safety Line: 1-866-299-1011
Partnered with Ontario 211, it supports elder abuse callers and at risk seniors in Ontario.
Ontario Landlord and Tenant Boardreceives complaints about retirement homes.Investigation & Enforcement Unit of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housingreceives offense reports or call 416-585-7214 or toll-free 1-888-772-9277.
Advocacy Centre for the Elderly– 416-598-2656-A community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens.
BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support1-866-437-1940.
Provides a range of programs that educate, support and advocate on behalf of their clients.
VictimLinkBC– Government of British Columbia- 1-800-563-0808
Senior’s Abuse Support Line1-888-896-7183
Toll free, 24 hours support for all types of abuse.
Manitoba’s Provincial Elder Abuse Strategy
Has links to network partners and further resources
Adult Protection Program for vulnerable adults, general information and referrals.
Call 1-866-444-8838 (Weekdays 8:30 am to 5 pm)
After-hours emergencies: 1-800-442-9799
Newfoundland & Labrador:
Newfoundland and Labrador Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NLNPEA)
Toll- free information and referral line that is answered by seniors with training.
Newfoundland Legal Aid Line: 1-800-563-9911
Senior Abuse Line: 1- 877- 833- 3377- Government of Nova Scotia
Adult Protection Services at the Department of Health: 1- 800- 225- 7225
Adult Protection workers can intervene and offer services to help those in need of protection, including those in licensed health facilities.
Island Help Line
Toll Free Help to find solutions to your problems: 1-800-218-2885
Elder Abuse Awareness– Government of Quebec
Victim Supportand Elder Abuse Support Line: 1-888-489-2287- Government of Quebec
Legal Aid–418 644-4545-Government of Quebec
Pro Bono Quebec– 514 954-3434
Seniors’ Services/Adult Protection Unit–(867) 456-3946 Toll-free 1-800-661-0408 (ext. 3946)
Department of Health and Social Servicesat 867-920-8927
Family Violence Crisis Line: 1-866-223-7775 or873-8257 in Yellowknife
Elders Support Phone LineToll-free: 1-866-684-5056