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SENIORS FIRST BC EDUCATION & OUTREACH PROGRAMS

WHATElder advocacy, elder abuse prevention education and workshops delivered by staff, and through senior peer-to-peer workshops.
WHYTo raise awareness about elder abuse and to educate the public about seniors rights.
WHERESeniors First BC (formerly BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support).
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.
British Columbia, Canada.


Program Description

Seniors First BC Support Educational programs include:

-Seniors Reaching Out to Seniors Program - Seniors presenting workshops to other seniors on elder abuse prevention, including 'How to Help a Friend Who Has Been Abused,' and 'Protect Yourself Preventing Financial Abuse.'

-Community workshops and presentations: Workshops on the justice system and on legal issues with respect to senior advocacy and rights

-Community forums and events
on senior advocacy and issues

Seniors First BCis committed to protecting the legal rights of older adults, increasing access to justice for older adults, informing the public about elder abuse and providing supportive programs for older adults who have been abused.
source: seniorsfirstbc.ca

More Programs by the BC Center for Elder Advocacy

BC Centre for Elder & Advocacy Legal Advocacy Program A trained legal advocate who is a paralegal provides legal information to those who call the Seniors Advocacy & Information Line. Advocates also provide legal representation to older adults with problems related to access to safe housing, access to government benefits and pensions and elder abuse.

BC Centre for Elder & Advocacy Elder Law Clinic Program Provides free legal services to seniors/older adults age 55+.

BC Centre for Elder & Advocacy Support Victim Services Program: Helps victims of elder abuse or a crime to access the justice system and provides them with emotional support.


Find out more about the Seniors First BC Education & Outreach Programs

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