Older Adults

Ontario Caregiver Helpline

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Toll Free Phone
1-833-416-2273
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The 24/7 helpline is available to all caregivers – regardless of age, diagnosis or where they live. It is a free service. Live Chat is available 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday).

The help-line is a one-stop resource for information and referrals connecting caregivers to the support they need. This might include respite, a support group in your community or programs for the person you care for.

Seniors Safety Line

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Phone
1-866-299-1011
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A 24-hour crisis and support line for seniors in Ontario who have experienced any type of abuse or neglect.  Callers receive emotional support, safety planning, information and referrals in over 200 languages. It is a senior-friendly service with a live counsellor available to help.

TeleCheck Dufferin

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Phone
519-415-3764
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TeleCheck is a free, confidential check-in service to support adults 55+ living independently in their homes. Calls are delivered each day, 8:30 a.m. – Noon and 3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., seven days a week, by a team of dedicated volunteers and staff.  No assessment or referral is required.