Elliot Lake Seniors at Risk Committee

Service: Elder Abuse Prevention

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • A senior at risk is defined as: an older adult whose health and safety may be at risk due to such factors as mental and physical health issues, chemical abuse, gambling, neglect ( by self or caregivers), abuse, social isolation and financial issues 
  • This is a community-based committee focusing on providing education and promoting awareness of "seniors at risk" issues - not an intervention or response service. Recommendations can be made for accessing appropriate services for further action if necessary.
Description (Agency) Provides awareness through education and referral about elder abuse
Description (Service)
  • Provides awareness through education and referral about elder abuse  
  • Provides information on how to access resources, support, assistance and protection as needed and requested 
  • Acts as a multidisciplinary committee with members from health, housing, legal, social services, law enforcement, seniors clubs, palliative care and an Elder Abuse Ontario (formerly Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse - ONPEA) Regional Consultant
Hours Consultation and Resource Information: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Elliot Lake
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
For seniors at risk
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-848-7181 x 2228
Fax 705-848-9006
E-Mail spnicholls@sjgh.ca
Primary Contact Sandra Pilon-Nicholls, Chair, c/o St, Joseph's General Hospital, Social Work Department; Phone: 705-848-7182 ext 2228
Alternate Contact Josee Miljours, NorthEast Elder Abuse Consultant, Elder Abuse Ontario; Phone: 705-525-0077
Located In Community Elliot Lake
Address 70 Spine Rd
Elliot Lake, ON P5A 1X2
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Intersection Spine Rd and Ottawa Ave
Mailing Address c/o Sandra Pilon-Nicholls, Chair 
St. Joseph's General Hospital, Social Work Department 
70 Spine Rd 
Elliot Lake, ON P5A 1X2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1992