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Date updated: August 13, 2018

Violence Prevention – Northern Committee Against Violence (NCAV)

Northern Committee Against Violence (NCAV) is one of ten Regional Coordinating Committees that work in partnership with the provincial Violence Prevention Initiative to increase awareness of all forms of violence. NCAV is located in St. Anthony. The website is not available. Contact the Coordinator: darlenerice@gov.nl.ca 709-454-3351

Communication Intermediary Database -Communication Disabilities Access Canada

Victims, witnesses and accused persons who have a disability that affects their communication, may require support communicating with police, legal and justice professionals. Communication Intermediaries facilitate two-way communication with persons with communication disabilities, not caused by significant hearing loss. This database provides a way to search for and communicate with qualified Speech-Language Pathologists (Communication Intermediaries)…

Public Legal Education Association of Canada PLEAC-ACEIJ

Did you know that PLIAN is a member of of the Public Legal Education Association of Canada? PLIAN is the Public Legal Information Association of NL. PLEAC is made up of public legal education and information organizations from all across Canada. PLEAC-ACEIJ just launched its new website

AGE-WELL. Canada’s technology and aging network

AGE-WELL is a national research and innovation network.  A wide range of partners work together to create technologies and services that benefit older adults. They promote the conversion of an idea or invention into a good or service that may satisfy a need or improves a life. Check out this dynamic network.

FILE FOR LIFE Program

FILE FOR LIFE What is File For Life? The File For Life* is a way for you to provide vital medical information to emergency responders (paramedics, police, firefighters, etc.) should you ever be sick or injured at home and unable to speak for yourself. It consists of a vinyl envelope with a medical information form…

Office of the Seniors Advocate NL

The Office of the Seniors’ Advocate is an independent office of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador.  The Advocate will seek input from seniors in NL. They will then determine where seniors believe gaps exist in legislation, policies, programs and services.  Comphrehensive  reviews of gaps (systemic)  will generate recommendations as to how to address…

Privacy Awareness for Seniors. Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) works to help improve the digital literacy of Canadians. For seniors, they raise awareness of privacy issues and rights, and provide guidance and information to help older adults reduce privacy risks. On this page, you will find: Tips to help protect your privacy online Protecting personal…

VPI Violence Prevention South and Central (VPSC)

The regional coordinating committees of the Violence Prevention Initiative, a provincial government partnership led by the Office for the Status of Women, provide leadership at the community level to coordinate services for victims of violence. Violence Prevention South and Central (formerly known as Central West Committee Against Violence Inc.):  provides leadership throughout  to reduce violence against…

VPI Roads to End Violence – Gander-New-Wes-Valley Region

The regional coordinating committees of the Violence Prevention Initiative, a provincial government partnership led by the Office for the Status of Women, provide leadership at the community level to coordinate services for victims of violence.  REV provides violence prevention to the Gander – New Wes Valley Region through education, public awareness, training, inter-agency programs and…

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