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



Links to Resources:

Local York Resources

Provincial Resources

Federal Resources

Multicultural Resources

Publications & Pamphlets


Federal Resources

Public Health Canada



National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)

International network of researchers, practitioners, students and seniors.
Phone: 416 978 0545


Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)

CCEL conducts research, law reform and education relating to issues affecting older adults.
Phone: 604 822 0633


Canadian Human Rights Commission

Phone: 613 995 1151
Toll-free: 1 888 214 1090
TTY: 1 888 643 3304


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


ABCs of Fraud Awareness Program

Test yourself to see how easily you could become a victim of fraud


Canadian Securities Administrators

Coordinates and enforces security regulations across Canada
View:“Protect Your Money 2012.pdf”


Reporting Economic Crime Online (RECOL)

Allows privacy-protected online reporting of frauds through an electronic complaints form


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


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.