If you or someone you know is experiencing elder abuse and would like some information and help, please see the Getting Help section and your for resources and contact information.
If you would like more general information about the Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council please contact the representative in your community.
Crisis Services for Seniors in Edmonton
Seniors Abuse Help Line
A phone line answered 24 hours daily by trained volunteers at the Support Network, who provide confidential & anonymous support, information and referrals on elder abuse matters.
Seniors experiencing abuse or anyone concerned about a senior that may be experiencing abuse.
Edmonton Seniors Safe Housing
Free, safe housing for up to 60 days. Suites are furnished and include meals and basic necessities. Day staff provide information, support and assistance as needed, including finances, transportation, housing, life skills, etc.
Health assessments & basic health needs are provided by VON (Victorian Order of Nurses).
Seniors or senior couples, age 60 or over who need to leave an abusive situation. Must be able to live independently.
Provides intervention, education, support & referral services for older adults who are at risk of or are experiencing elder abuse. Consultation is provided to others working with seniors experiencing abuse. Also a prevention focus: raising awareness, community development and education to professionals & student bodies.
Seniors age 65 or older residing within Edmonton; elder abuse is identified or suspected; the abuser is a family member or unrelated caregiver.