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​Elder Abuse

GNP received notification (23 Jun 2016) of the approval of a provincial grant to address ELDER ABUSE and will work with our community partners on a strategy over th​e next two years. Sundre is one of twenty five groups, community organizations and municipalities across the province which will receive a total of $1.2 million to help address and prevent elder abuse.


RESOURCES & CONTACTS

  • IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, please call 9-1-1​​ (Fire/Police/Ambulance)
  • FAMILY VIOLENCE INFO LINE (24 hour) 310 1818 (Toll Free, No need to dial area code) - Helps Albertans reach out to individuals and families affected by family violence.
  • OLDER ADULT CRISIS & RESOURCE LINE (24 hour) 403 705 3250 - For older adults experiencing crisis or abuse, or for anyone witnessing abuse or crisis of an older adult.
  • For INFORMATION & REFERRAL - please contact the Greenwood Neighbourhood Place (GNP) Office 403 638 1011
  • Elder Abuse Resources: ​http://www.albertaelderabuse.ca/​
  • Alberta Government's Elder Abuse Awareness - http://www.seniors-housing.alberta.ca/seniors/elder-abuse.html


FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS & PROGRAM DETAILS WILL BE RELEASED SOON
FOR SUNDRE'S COORDINATED COMMUNITY RESPONSE AGAINST ELDER ABUSE

Please contact Shoshannah (GNP Elder Abuse Coordinator) if you are a service provider to seniors and would like more information.
Tel. 403 638 1011 | E-mail shoshannah@mygnp.org


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