Our resources section has been curated by the BC CRN to provide the most current information and research on topics related to adult abuse, neglect and self-neglect. Please refer to the orange menu on the right side of your screen to find specific resources pertaining to seniors & older adults, immigrants & newcomers, people with disabilities, and more! You will find a variety of information including research papers, studies, toolkits, as well as links to other helpful outreach organizations – local, provincial, national, and international – that specialize in a specific area or topic.
Looking for more general information? Please consider these additional resources:
Seniors Abuse & Information Line (SAIL)
SAIL is a safe place for older adults, and those who care about them, to talk to someone about situations where they feel they are being abused or mistreated, or to receive information about elder abuse prevention. Available 8am – 8pm daily (excluding holidays).
Phone: 604-437-1940 or Toll-free: 1-866-437-1940
Language interpretation available Monday – Friday (9am – 4pm)
BC Seniors Advocate
The Office of the Seniors Advocate monitors and analyzes seniors services and issues in BC, and makes recommendations to government and service providers to address systemic issues.
Resources directory in BC. This service is free, confidential, multilingual, and available 24/7.
Phone: Dial 2-1-1 to talk with an Information & Referral Specialist.
Community Care Licensing Office
Contact the Community Care Licensing Office if you are concerned about the health, safety, or well-being of a person in care at a community care facility.
Enquiry BC: 1-800-663-7867 (Ask to be connected to your health authority’s Community Care Licensing Office)
Assisted Living Registrar
Protects the health and safety of assisted living residents.
This is a toll-free, confidential and multilingual telephone service available across BC and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence.
If you have a resource that you wish to contribute to this site, please submit it for our consideration by completing the general enquiries form in Contact Us.