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Call 911 if it is an emergency – Do not hesitate to call the police if you suspect a crime has been committed or that someone is in danger. If there is no immediate danger, call your local police to discuss your concerns with a police officer.

Calgary Elder Abuse Resource Line

Phone: 403-705-3250 (24 hours)


Edmonton Seniors Abuse Help Line

Phone: 780-454-8888 (24 hours)


Edmonton Elder Abuse Intervention Team

Phone:  780-477-2929


Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization

Phone: 403-320-2222 (Ext 25)


Medicine Hat Community Response to Abuse and Neglect of Elders (CRANE)

Phone: 403-529-4798


Red Deer Helping Elder Abuse Reduction (HEAR)

Phone: 1-877-454-2580 (toll-free) (24 hours)


Alberta Family Violence Info Line

Phone: 310-1818 toll-free (24 hours) for information, advice and referrals.  Service is provided in over 170 languages through a tele-interpreter service.


Safeguards for Vulnerable Adults Information and Reporting Line

Phone: 1-888-357-9339 toll-free in Alberta

To report:

  • abuse involving adults receiving care or support services from government-funded service providers, this includes settings such as nursing homes, hospitals, mental health facilities, group homes, shelters, addictions and mental health treatment centres, and other supportive living settings. (Protection for Persons in Care);
  • complaints of non-compliance to the accommodation standards for supported living and long-term care facilities (Accommodation Standards); or
  • the actions of a co-decision maker, guardian or trustee (Office of the Public Guardian).

Health Link Alberta

Phone: 1-866-408-5465 (24 hours)

Provides telephone advice and information on health related topics