For emergencies, call 911

LOCAL POLICE
Call your local police if the situation is not an emergency but you suspect it might be against the law. Ask to speak to someone who has been trained in senior abuse, or domestic/family violence.

RCMPA -  Alberta Detachments

To find help in your community, all across Alberta
https://www.albertaelderabuse.ca/getting-help

Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council
The Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council is a group of Albertans dedicated to increasing awareness and supporting a community response to elder abuse. 
www.albertaelderabuse.ca
Phone: 780-485-7863Email: 

Seniors Protection Partnership (Edmonton) 
(formerly called Elder Abuse Intervention Team)

  • To report or for more information on elder abuse, contact the Seniors Protection Partnership at 780-477-2929. 
  • For information and presentations, contact a City of Edmonton Social Worker: 780-392-3267 
  • To report elder abuse, contact the Edmonton Police Service Complaint line at 780-423-4567 

CARYA (Calgary)
http://caryacalgary.ca/our-programs/older-adults/
Since April 2011, the Elder Abuse Response Team (EART) — a collaboration between Carya, Calgary Police Service, and the Kerby Centre — has been working to support older adults who have experienced abuse. 

The EART is a multidisciplinary team of social workers and police officers that work together to investigate high risk and/or chronic cases of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, psychological abuse, financial exploitation, neglect, and abandonment that affect older adults.

To report a suspected case of elder abuse, call the Elder Abuse Resource Line at 
403-705-3250

List of available 24-hour, toll-free helplines
https://www.alberta.ca/get-help-elder-abuse.aspx

  • Senior’s Abuse Support Line 
    780.454.8888 (available 24hrs a day)

  • Provincial Family Violence Information Line
    For resource information in your area

    Toll Free: 780-310-1818 (24 Hour) 


Safe Housing

Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter (CAWES) 
The Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter offers safe refuge, personal counseling, and community support for families experiencing family violence.
Phone: 403-346-5643
Toll Free: 1-888-346-5643
Email:  (not monitored on weekends)  
Website: www.cawes.com  

Edmonton Seniors Safe Housing
Phone: 780-702-1520 (Edmonton)


SUPPORT GROUP

Older Women’s Long-term Survival (OWLS) 
Support group for older adult women who were living in an abusive relationship, or were dealing with the effects of abuse.
Phone: 403-253-2912 (Calgary)

Protection for Persons in Care (PPC) 
PPC responds to reports of abuse in publicly-funded service providers such as: hospitals, seniors' lodges, nursing homes, mental health facilities, shelters, group homes, addictions treatment centres, many settings funded by the Persons with Developmental Disabilities program, and other supportive living settings.

  • Report abuse – To report abuse, or if you have concerns about the safety and security of a vulnerable adult, call 1-888-357-9339
  • Accommodation standards – For concerns or questions regarding accommodation standards, contact continuing care
  • Complaints about a guardian, trustee, co-decision maker or agent named in a personal directive – For concerns, questions or to make a complaint, contact the Office of the Public Guardian 

 

 

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