One of the biggest concerns for seniors is their personal and financial safety and security.

The Hamilton Police Service has officers and resources specifically mandated to deal with issues, concerns and challenges that affect our seniors’ community with respect to the law by:

  • Co-operation with community services and other agencies to address seniors’ quality of life concerns.
  • Education – Developing and delivering programs on seniors’ safety and security
  • Investigation – Assisting in investigations of abuse and neglect of seniors.

The Seniors’ Support Officer will liaise with the following community services and agencies to address quality of life issues

  • Alzheimer Society
  • Catholic Family Services
  • Community Care Access Centre
  • Hamilton Council on Aging
  • Hospitals and other agencies that deal with seniors
  • Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Relationships
  • Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
  • Victorian Order of Nurses
  • Alcohol, Drug and Gambling services

Education and Community Presentations are available upon request

Education Presentations To:

  • Seniors’ Groups
  • Community Organizations
  • Service Clubs
  • Service providers
  • Caregiver Support

Topics Include:

  • Abuse Against Seniors
  • Frauds and Scams
  • Power of Attorney
  • Safety and Security

 

The Hamilton Police Service Senior Support and the Crimes Against Seniors Unit assist with matters including: 

  • High pressure sales
  • Door-to-door sales
  • Home renovation scams                        
  • Telemarketing scams
  • Mail fraud
  • Theft by Power of Attorney
 
Seniors

 

For Information, Support and Confidential Advice:

Central Seniors' Support Officer  905-540-5351         
East End Seniors’ Support Officer 905-546-2945
Mountain, Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook Seniors' Support Officer 905-546-8917
Crimes Against Seniors’ Unit 905-540-5300

 

Related Content

beawarebooklet - Seniors.pdf (419 KB)

Frauds, Scams and Thefts

Power of Attorney

Abuse & Neglect

Safety At Home

Community Resources