Peel Elder Abuse Support Program

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Record #: MHL0056 Last Modified: 09 May 2013 Last Full Update: 09 May 2013
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.distresscentrepeel.com/
SOCIAL_MEDIA_ICONWebsite
Description & Services
DescriptionThe Peel Elder Abuse Support Program’s aim is to increase awareness about elder abuse and support those older adults in the Region of Peel that are experiencing abuse. Our program has specially trained volunteers, that answer a dedicated line to offer listening, emotional support and information. Program Facilitator for Seniors provides individualized support in the way of advocacy, counselling and referrals to other community agencies. Services are free and can be accessed by not only older adults experiencing abuse but family, friends, caregivers or anyone in the community with a concern.  
Provide workshops/presentations on elder abuse. 
This program is a partnership between Distress Centre Peel and Family Services of Peel
HoursSupport line Mon-Sun 10am-6pm
Areas ServedBrampton ; Caledon ; Mississauga
LanguagesEnglish
Contact Information
AccessibilityUnknown
Mailing Addressc/o Peel Elder Abuse Support Program 
PO Box 48021 
RPO Dundas Sheppard 
Mississauga, ON L5A 4G8
Office Phone*Peel Elder Abuse support line 905-278-3141  
*In Caledon 1-877-298-5444 
 
*Distress Centre Peel Admin 905-278-7055 
*Family Services of Peel Intake 905-453-5775
FaxDistress Centre Peel 905-278-1396
Toll Free Phone1-877-298-5444
Websitewww.distresscentrepeel.com
Alternate ContactKevin Leet, Program Facilitator for Seniors; Phone: 905-270-2250; Email: kleet@fspeel.org
Volunteer CoordinatorLeeAnne Chowen, Volunteer Services Coordinator, Distress Centre Peel; Phone: 905-278-7055; Email: leeanne@distresscentrepeel.com
Other Details
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsCrisis intervention ; Distress lines ; Elder abuse