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Date updated: March 20, 2019

Hope For Wellness Helpline

The Hope for Wellness Helpline – On-Line Chat Counseling Service Call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or use the chat box  to connect with a counsellor on-line Phone and chat counselling is available in English and French. On request, phone counselling is also available in: Cree, …

Police-reported family violence against seniors in Canada, 2017

Section 3: Police-reported family violence in Canada: Statistics Canada, 2017 In 2017, there were 11,380 senior victims (aged 65 to 89 years) of police-reported violence in Canada. Of this number, one-third (33%) were victimized by a family member such as a child, spouse, sibling or other family member. Select the link below to review this Statistical profile…

Seniors and Aging Division -NL

The Seniors and Aging Division works with other government departments and agencies to promote healthy aging across the lifespan. The Division acts as a centre of expertise and knowledge on aging and seniors. The main functions of the Division is are to oversee the implementation of seniors and aging initiatives and adult protection. Goals of…

Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors

The Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors (PACAS) is a volunteer council of thirteen individuals from throughout the province. PACAS advises and informs the Provincial Government on issues, concerns, and requirements of older adults. The Council ensures that the Provincial Government considers the perspective of older adults when developing current and future policies for…

CARP – ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION FOR OLDER CANADIANS

CARP is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Formerly known as Canadian Association for Retired Persons, CARP has grown to over 300,000 members. CARP’s mission includes advocating for social change that will bring: Financial security Reasonable and timely access to health care Freedom from ageism CARP: Publishes Zoomer Magazine nine times a year Sponsors…

Sexual Violence – LEGAL SUPPORT NAVIGATION SERVICE – The Journey Project

The Journey Project is a joint initiative of the Public Legal Information Association of NL (PLIAN) and the NL Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre (NLSACPC) .The goal is to enhance supports for survivors of sexual violence in the justice system. Seniors do not often talk about sexual violence. Older adults do experience sexual violence.…

Violence Prevention – Southwestern Coalition to End Violence (SWCEV)

The Southwestern Coalition to End Violence (SWCEV) 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. Southwestern Coalition to End Violence (SWCEV) Consists of representatives from the three local coordinating committees: Peaceful Communities (Port aux Basques, the Codroy Valley and…

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

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…

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