For Emergencies call 911 or 1-866-876-5423 (York Regional Police)

Resources

resources

Links to Resources:

Local York Resources

Provincial Resources

Federal Resources

Multicultural Resources

Publications & Pamphlets

 

Federal Resources

Public Health Canada

Website:http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca

 

National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)

International network of researchers, practitioners, students and seniors.
Phone: 416 978 0545
email:nicenetadmin@utoronto.ca
Website:www.nicenet.ca

 

Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)

CCEL conducts research, law reform and education relating to issues affecting older adults.
Phone: 604 822 0633
email: ccels@bcli.org
Website: www.bcli.org/ccel

 

Canadian Human Rights Commission

Phone: 613 995 1151
Toll-free: 1 888 214 1090
TTY: 1 888 643 3304
Website: www.chrc-ccdp.ca
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/Const/page-15.html

 

Phone Busters

Phone line operated by the RCMP and the Ontario Provincial Police to provide information about frauds and scams and take reports from people who believe they are victims of fraud
Toll-free: 1 888 495 8501
email:info@antifraudcentre.ca
Website:www.phonebusters.com

 

ABCs of Fraud Awareness Program

Test yourself to see how easily you could become a victim of fraud
Website: www.abcfraud.ca

 

Canadian Securities Administrators

Coordinates and enforces security regulations across Canada
Website:www.csa-acvm.ca
View:“Protect Your Money 2012.pdf”

 

Reporting Economic Crime Online (RECOL)

Allows privacy-protected online reporting of frauds through an electronic complaints form
Website:www.recol.ca

 

Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments (OBSI)

Helps resolve disputes between participating banking services and investment firms and their customers if they can’t resolve disputes on their own.
Toll-free: 1 888 451 4519
email: ombudsman@obsi.ca
Website: www.obsi.ca

 

Seniors’ Info

Government web site offering information re support services for seniors
Phone: Service Ontario at 1 888 745 8888; in Toronto at 416-212-8888.
Website: www.seniorsinfo.ca