CALLS TO THE SENIORS SAFETY LINE CONTINUE TO RISE

One year into the pandemic, calls to the Seniors Safety Line remain alarmingly high.  Many seniors rely on family, friends and community for support and with their heightened vulnerability to COVID-19 their reliance has increased leaving them exposed to abuse and neglect.    

If you are experiencing elder abuse, call us at 1-866-299-1011 anytime, day or night.  Our trained counsellors are available to listen and help you identify your options. 

For information on when and how to report abuse click here. If someone is in immediate danger call 911. 

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The Assaulted Women’s Helpline offers a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line to all woman who have experienced abuse. We provide counselling, emotional support, information and referrals. We recognize abuse as one example of women’s social, political and economic inequality in the world...

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The Assaulted Women’s Helpline offers a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line to all woman who have experienced abuse. We provide counselling, emotional support, information and referrals. We recognize abuse as one example of women’s social, political and economic inequality in the world. The Helpline is dedicated to working towards equality for all women.

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The Need Explained

More than 50% of Canadian women over the age of 16 have been victims of physical or sexual violence- at any stage in their lives*. Violence against women affects all cultures, ages, religions, and sexual orientations and includes psychological, physical, sexual, financial and neglect.

The demand for our crisis line continues to grow year after year, and with your support you can help us ensure we are here for women when they need us.

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*According to Statistics Canada

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