Phone: 1300 368 821
Postal: Level 4, 98 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, 3000.
If you, your client or someone you know is experiencing elder abuse contact our free, confidential Helpline: 1300 368 821.
Interpreters are available where necessary, and our experienced people will offer support and assistance. We honour the trust shown to us and respect the choices our clients make.
Seniors Rights Victoria will provide legal services and advocacy to any Victorian aged 60 and above, or to any Indigenous Victorian aged 45 and above, on matters relating to elder abuse and ageing. Please download and pass on our Service Brochure.
Our partner, Justice Connect, also offers a free, confidential Seniors Law legal service for older Victorians in relation to elder abuse and other legal issues associated with ageing. For assistance, call (03) 8636 4400.
Seniors Rights Victoria welcomes your feedback – whether it is a compliment, a complaint or a comment – because it will help us to improve our services. Please provide your name and contact details if you would like a response, which will be provided in a timely and respectful way. We can provide you with qualified interpreters if necessary. For a full copy of the Seniors Rights Victoria complaints policy, please contact us.
Elder abuse organisations in other states and territories
Australian Capital Territory
ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service (ADACAS), www.adacas.org.au, Tel. 02 6242 5060
Older Persons Abuse Prevention Referral and Information Line (APRIL). Tel 02 6205 3535
New South Wales
The NSW Helpline and Resource Unit, www.elderabusehelpline.com.au, Tel. 1800 628 221
Elder Abuse Prevention Unit, www.eapu.com.au, Tel. 07 3867 2525
Aged Rights Advocacy Service, www.sa.agedrights.asn.au, Tel. 08 8232 5377
Advocacy Tasmania, www.advocacytasmania.org.au/elderabusehelpline.htm, Tel. 1800 441 169
Advocare, www.advocare.org.au, Tel. 08 9479 7566
Darwin Community Legal Service, www.dcls.org.au, Elder Abuse Information Line, Tel.1800 037 072