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Hamilton Police Service

Seniors Support Officer Program

Areas Served Hamilton (City of)
HoursMon-Fri 8am-4pm
LanguageEnglish; Interpretive Services
AccessibilityFully Accessible
FeesNone
Agency Type Local Government
Established 1998
 
Central Hamilton:
905-540-5351 East Hamilton/Stoney Creek:
905-546-2945 West Hamilton/Mountain:
905-546-8917
Crisis:
Emergency 911
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Address
155 King William St
Hamilton ON L8R 1A7
On bus routes
(1) KING
(3) CANNON
(5) DELAWARE - STONEY CREEK

Address issues, concerns and challenges affecting seniors and disabled adults with respect to the law. This position is a community-based and community-driven initiative.

Information and support is available to seniors, their families or service providers. Programs and presentations are researched, developed and presented on a variety of topics (e.g. quality of life issues, frauds and scams, personal/home safety etc). Reports of abuse (physical, financial, psychological or neglect) are forwarded to the officers for assessment and further investigation if required. Cases identified as criminal offences are followed up. Major cases may be referred to the Crimes Against Seniors Unit for further investigation.

Eligibility

Age 60 years and older; Seniors or Vulnerable Adults

Application

Contact for information. If the Seniors' Support Officer is called they will respond within two business days. If 911 is called, there will be an immediate response by the Hamilton Police Service.