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


Articles of Interest:

“Spotting the Red Flags of Elder Abuse” – Susan Steels

“Seniors are Convenient Targets”  – Susan Steels


Links to Resources:

Local York Resources

Provincial Resources

Federal Resources

Multicultural Resources

Publications & Pamphlets


Publications, Articles and Pamphlets

Source:     Prevention of Elder Abuse Committee of York Region

Identifying and Preventing Elder Abuse
Response Guidelines-What to Do if You See or Suspect Elder Abuse
SURVEY: Response Guidelines
Safe and Secure: Wordsearch


Source:       Elder Abuse Ontario
Safe and Sound Financial Security Tool
Impact of Crime on Older Adults
Are You Considering Moving In With A Relative or Friend? 
Where to Report and Access Assistance in Situations of Financial Abuse


Source:        Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)       www.

Elder Abuse: The Hidden Crime
Continuing Power of Attorney for Property
Power of Attorney for Personal Care
Every Resident-Bill of Rights for People Who Live in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes
Telephone and Internet Scams

Source:           Competition Bureau Canada         

Little Black Book of Scams