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Elder Abuse Resources

January 2018

The Consumer Law Project for Elders
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
Social work assistance regarding physical, mental, and emotional abuse, neglect and abandonment, and financial exploitation and abuse.

CT Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
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
Investigates and prosecutes matters involving financial abuse or exploitation of the elderly.

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

Elder Justice Coalition
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
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
Serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment.

Financial Exploitation of Older Adults: A Guide for Civil Legal Aid Attorneys in Connecticut

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.