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Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) is a specialist Community Legal Centre and is a member of the Victorian Federation of Community Legal Centres and the national association, Community Legal Centres Australia.
Seniors Rights Victoria advances the rights of older people and works to prevent elder abuse.
We also provide free information and referrals, legal advice and legal casework on matters specifically related to elder abuse, to any Victorian aged 60 and above, or to any Indigenous Victorian aged 45 and above. Ring our Helpline on 1300 368 821 and we may be able to assist you.
Seniors Rights Victoria has a team of experienced advocates, such as social workers, who provide free information, advice, referral and support to older people who are either at risk of or are experiencing elder abuse or to other people, such as family members and friends, who are concerned that someone else may be experiencing elder abuse. Our advocates can also provide information to other professionals concerned about someone experiencing elder abuse.
In some circumstances, Seniors Rights Victoria advocates can help older people experiencing elder abuse directly with:
Seniors Rights Victoria’s lawyers can provide legal advice and legal casework in appropriate circumstances to older people experiencing elder abuse. Seniors Rights Victoria supports and empowers older people through the provision of legal advice directly to the older person.
If necessary and appropriate Seniors Rights Victoria lawyers can help with: