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Report Elder Abuse

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What is Elder Abuse?

Elder abuse is any action or inaction, which causes harm to an older person by a person in a position of trust. The abuser may be a family member, friend, neighbour or someone providing personal or professional services to that individual.

Elder Abuse includes:

  • Physical abuse
  • Financial abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Neglect
  • Sexual abuse

What can you do?

There are several options individuals can do if they suspect a senior is being abused.

Call 9-1-1

Senior Support Line

1-866-299-1011 or 211

Call 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

Available in 150 languages

Senior Crime Stoppers

1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

Durham Regional Police Services -Frontline Senior Response Coordinator

905-579-1520, ext. 5617

Durham Regional Police Services -Senior Support Coordinator

905-579-1520, ext. 5624

Region of Durham-Elder Abuse Advisor

905-668-4113, ext. 2460