ADVOCACY CENTRE FOR THE ELDERLY PROGRAMS
Lawyers and staff may visit seniors at home, long-term care home, hospitals, or retirement homes for legal service assistance.
The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly Programs provides programs to help seniors with legal services such as:
-Legal Services on Advance Care Planning, Consumer Protection, Consent And Capacity, Elder Abuse, Health Care, Home Care, Long-Term Care Homes, Pensions and Income and Retirement Homes.
-Public Legal Education - speaking engagements on elder law issues and self-advocacy including a published manual entitled Long-Term Care Facilities in Ontario: The Advocate's Manual and a DVD on Powers of Attorney.
-Law Reform: Research and advocacy for changes in legislation and policy effecting seniors in Ontario.
The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens and is the first legal clinic in Canada to specialize in the legal problems of seniors.
More Elder Abuse Legal Assistance Programs:
Legal Services for Seniors in Los Angeles Bet Tzedek Program - Provides free legal services, clinics and workshops to low-income seniors in Los Angeles so that they can fight against all forms of elder abuse.