Elder abuse: The hidden crime
Where to go for help
For legal services
Contact the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE).
To find the community legal clinic nearest you, go to Legal Aid Ontario's website at www.legalaid.on.ca/en.
Or, you can call Legal Aid Ontario:
TTY use Bell Relay Service: 1-800-855-0511
For help finding services and information
Contact Elder Abuse Ontario.
For information on services and government programs
Toll-free TTY: 1-800-268-7095
To contact the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) in your area
Call 211 or visit www.healthcareathome.ca.
To report abuse in retirement homes
Call the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority at 1-855-275-7472.
To report abuse in long-term care homes
Call the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ACTION Line.
Toll-free TTY: 1-800-387-5559
You can also call the ACTION Line with any problems, concerns, or complaints about home care services, long‑term care homes, or a LHIN.