Elder Abuse Resources

Elder Abuse Resources

January 2018

The Consumer Law Project for Elders
1-800-296-1467
Free legal assistance to CT residents 60 and over with consumer problems including financial exploitation such as identity theft and scams.

Protective Services for the Elderly
1-888-385-4225
Social work assistance regarding physical, mental, and emotional abuse, neglect and abandonment, and financial exploitation and abuse.

CT Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
1-866-388-1888
http://www.ct.gov/ltcop/site/default.asp
Promotes  and protects quality of life and care for skilled nursing home, residential care home, and assisted living residents.

CT Office of Chief States Attorney, Statewide Prosecution Bureau
860-258-5800
Investigates and prosecutes matters involving financial abuse or exploitation of the elderly.

InfoLine
Dial 2-1-1
A one-stop connection to  local services, including elder care.

Elder Justice Coalition
www.elderjusticeCT.net
Works to prevent elder abuse and protect the rights, independence, security, and well-being of vulnerable elders by communicating and collaborating with Public and Private Stakeholders that are addressing elder justice issues in Connecticut.

Eldercare Locator
1-800-677-1116
https://eldercare.acl.gov
A public service of the U.S. Administration for Community Living connecting older adults and their families to services.

The National Center for Elder Abuse
1-855-500-3537
https://ncea.acl.gov/
Serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment.

Get Help From Legal Aid

Age 60+: Get help from legal aid.
Under age 60: Find legal help or apply online.
Not from Connecticut? Find help in another state.

Get help from 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 or go to 211ct.org for help with services in your community.

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