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Elder Abuse

Seniors Safety Line

Toll-free: 1-866-299-1011

The Seniors Safety Line is a toll-free, confidential resource for seniors who are experiencing abuse, including financial, physical, sexual and emotional abuse as well as neglect.

The telephone line provides information, referrals and support for seniors 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in over 150 languages.

Watch the Elder Abuse PSA videos.

What You Need to Know About Elder Abuse

Learn about the types of abuse, signs and symptoms and what to do if you or someone you know is experiencing abuse.

Ontario’s Strategy to Combat Elder Abuse

Learn about Ontario’s Strategy to Combat Elder Abuse, the first of its kind in Canada.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

On June 15th, Ontario joins a number of jurisdictions across Canada and around the world to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

The Prevention of Elder Abuse Policy and Program Lens

The Prevention of Elder Abuse Policy and Program Lens, through an easy-to-use checklist format, provides a standardized approach to assessing policies, practices, and programs on the prevention, detection and response to elder abuse.