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Date updated: September 13, 2018

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…

VPI Communities Against Violence (Western Avalon)

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. CAV provides public awareness and education related to violence prevention for the Western Avalon region. Call 709-596-0726 or e-mail at info@communitiesagainstviolence.org…

Violence Prevention Newfoundland & Labrador Organizations

Violence Prevention  NL Organizations: • Provincial voice around violence prevention, advocacy and early intervention to those most at risk of experiencing violence.  • Work throughout the province to change attitudes, behaviours and social norms associated with violence through awareness • Core partners in the Provincial Government’s Violence Prevention Initiative VPNL Organizations: Violence Prevention-Avalon East (was known…

Violence Prevention East (Clarenville-Bonavista area)

Violence Prevention East was formerly known as Eastern Region Committee Against Violence or ERCAV. It is a non-profit, volunteer committee, made up of individuals from both government and community. They meet regularly in the Clarenville-Bonavista area of NL to discuss issues relating to violence. Violence Prevention East encourages a community approach to violence prevention.  

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