The Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council is a network of Albertans dedicated to increasing awareness and supporting a community response to elder abuse.
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Calgary

As a province-wide network of professionals working to increase community awareness, AEAAC is represented by communities across Alberta.

If you or someone you know is experiencing elder abuse and would like some information and help, please see the Getting Help section and your for resources and contact information.

If you would like more general information about the Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council please contact the representative in your community.

Getting Help page (Calgary), http://albertaelderabuse.ca/communitycalgary

Crisis Services for Seniors in Calgary:


Elder Abuse Resource Line: 403.705.3250

The Elder Abuse Response Team (EART) is a partnership between Kerby Centre, Carya, and Calgary Police Service. The goal of EART is to reduce elder abuse in Calgary.

EART consists of 2 social workers, 4 police officers, and a crisis call line and referral service.

Members of the team will:
  • Respond to and investigate suspected cases of elder abuse
  • Provide support and guidance to abuse victims and their families
  • Assist other service providers working with abuse victims
  • Provide referrals for non-criminal matters
For more information or to report a suspected case of elder abuse, please call (403) 705-3250 (Elder Abuse Resource Line).

Kerby Rotary House Shelter: 403.705.3250

Service Description: Kerby Rotary Shelter is the first purpose-built shelter in North America for abused seniors. It offers safe, secure shelter to male and female older adults in Calgary and area who are experiencing elder abuse in their lives. The shelter provides crisis intervention, support, advocacy, referral, short-term housing, and the necessities of daily life.

Counselling Program (Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter)
24-Hour Family Violence Helpline: 403.234.7233 (SAFE)
Toll-Free: 1.866.606.7233

Service Description: The Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter Older Adult Liaison Counselling Program provides short and long term counseling to women who are experiencing family violence and abuse and/or have experienced family violence and abuse in the past year and who are at least 50 years of age.