For assistance, if you are being abused or know someone who is a victim of senior abuse:

For emergencies, call 911

Call your local police if the situation is not an emergency but you suspect it might be against the law. Ask to speak to someone who has been trained in senior abuse, or domestic/family violence. 

A list of local police detachments can be found here.

211 NB is a free, bilingual, confidential resource to help New Brunswickers navigate the network of community, social, non-clinical health and government services.

Call 211 if you have a concern about a situation of inappropriate or abusive behaviour affecting the well-being of an older person. All information you may share will be kept confidential.

You can also call or visit the 211 website for general information, referral, and support to seniors and others for all programs and service in New Brunswick.  It is a place anyone can call for information.  

Department of Social Development
Adult Protection for vulnerable adults. General information and referrals. 
Provides services to seniors and adults with disabilities who are victims of abuse or neglect.  Adult protection referrals can be made 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

The New-Brunswick Department of Social Development recently replaced its eight regional numbers with one provincial toll-free number for the public to apply for all social assistance programs. The new number is 1-833-SDDStel (1-833-733-7835)


Chimo Helpline
Chimo is a provincial crisis phone line, that is accessible 24hrs a day, 365 days a year to all residents of New Brunswick.

Phone: 506-450-HELP (4357)
Toll Free Helpline: 1-800-667-5005 

Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat 
Phone: 506-453-2001 

New Brunswick Human Rights Commission
Phone: 506-453-2301 
Toll Free: 1-888-471-2233 
TTY: 506-453-2911 

Crossroads for Women Inc./Carrefour pour femmes Inc. 
Shelter and support  for women who have experienced violence or abuse

Phone: 506-857-4184 
Crisis/Urgence: 506-853-0811 

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
The Public Trustee of New Brunswick protects the financial and personal interests of the elderly, the mentally challenged, children, missing or deceased persons, when there is no one else able and willing to do so.

Telephone: 506-444-3688 or 1-888-336-8383 (toll free)
Fax: 506-444-3500


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