The Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council is a network of Albertans dedicated to increasing awareness and supporting a community response to elder abuse.
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Edmonton

As a province-wide network of professionals working to increase community awareness, AEAAC is represented by communities across Alberta.

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

Phone: 780.454.8888

Service Description
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.

Criteria
Seniors experiencing abuse or anyone concerned about a senior that may be experiencing abuse.

Edmonton Seniors Safe Housing

Phone: 780.702.1520

Service Description
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).

Criteria
Seniors or senior couples, age 60 or over who need to leave an abusive situation.  Must be able to live independently.

Seniors Protection Partnership

Phone:
780.477.2929

Service Description
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.

Criteria
Seniors age 65 or older residing within Edmonton; elder abuse is identified or suspected; the abuser is a family member or unrelated caregiver.