Deputy Chief Pogue Speaks on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Deputy Chief Lauren Pogue speaks on the importance of the Toronto Police Service’s involvement in out elderly communities during Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Senior Resources: Toronto Seniors Helpline – 416-217-2077 A single point of access, to a multitude of non-medical services for seniors in varying levels of crisis, including: elder abuse concerns, age-related cognitive challenges (including dementia), mental health and/or addiction crisis, depression and chronic health concerns. Seniors Safety Line – 1-866-299-1011 A 24/7 confidential line, staffed with trained counsellors who can provide safety planning and supportive counselling for older adults. Toronto Police Service To report a crime anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at: 1-800-222-8477(TIPS), online at or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). In an emergency, call 9-1-1. To report a crime to the Toronto Police that is not an emergency, call 416-808-2222