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Resources and information about abuse

Public Guardian and Trustee of BC


Personal planning is about making legal arrangements in the event you need assistance managing your affairs during your lifetime due to illness, injury or disability. Personal planning can address all areas of your life – health care, personal care, legal affairs, and financial affairs.

People's Law School

The People's Law School is a non-profit charitable society. They provide public legal education and information to people in B.C. Visit the their website for more information.

Seniors Abuse & Information Line (SAIL)

The Seniors Abuse and Information Line (SAIL) is a toll free telephone line which is staffed 7 days a week (excluding holidays), 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.  SAIL is a safe place for older adults to talk to someone about situations where they feel they are being abused or mistreated.

Telephone help

VictimLINK is a toll-free, provincial, 24 hour telephone help line for victims of family and sexual violence and all other crimes. 

Community response networks

Community response networks (CRN) promote safe communities, through the development of community networks where individuals and private and public sector organizations can participate in activities to prevent abuse, neglect, and self-neglect of adults.


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