Seniors Protection Partnership

Catholic Social Services


Description
Provides intervention, safety planning, support, and referral services to older adults who are experiencing abuse.

Service offers:

  • intervention services to older adults who are experiencing abuse

Includes:

  • safety planning
  • resources
  • referral
  • home visits
  • follow-up supports

The team's main priority is dealing with cases where there may be a high risk of physical harm, or increasing threats to safety, or that may be criminal in nature. This is not an emergency service.


Affiliation: City of Edmonton Community Services, Community Geriatric Psychiatry, Edmonton Police Service, Sage's Senior Safehouse
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 65 years or older
  • who are experiencing abuse from a caregiver or loved one
  • and residing in Edmonton
Application Process
Service Access: Telephone Information Line, To access service:
  • call the Elder Abuse Intake and Information Line to complete an intake assessment with a Senior Resource Co-ordinator
  • staff will use the assessment to provide a referral to Seniors Protection Partnership or another more suitable program
This is not an emergency service and is not a direct report to Edmonton Police Services (EPS). For all life-threatening situations and crimes in progress, call EPS by dialing 9-1-1.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Response times can vary from 2 to 8 business days.


Telephone
780-477-2929 (Elder Abuse Intake and Information Line)
Web Site
http://www.cssalberta.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 28, 2023
Location
Edmonton
Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Accepts calls / referrals on any business day.