Whatever your situation, there are resources available to support you during this difficult time. Local providers have changed the way they deliver services for the safety of Casey residents. Many services are now online or provided through telephone hotlines.
Elder Abuse Information and Support
If you or someone you know is experiencing elder abuse, please contact the free, confidential Helpline on 1300 368 821. Everyone has the right to be safe. No one deserves to be abused. For more information please visit: https://seniorsrights.org.au/
Elder Rights Advocacy
Provides advocacy, specialist Aged Care Navigator to help understand and navigate the aged care system, community visitors scheme and education sessions.
|Name||Elder Rights Advocacy|
|Phone||1800 700 600|
Senior Rights Victoria
Provides information, support, advice, and education to help prevent elder abuse and safeguard the rights, dignity and independence of older people. Services include helpline, specialist legal services, advocacy for individuals and education. If you are Victorian aged 60 and above, or an Indigenous Victorian aged 45 and above, we can help you on matters relating to elder abuse and ageing. This includes: intervention orders, grandparenting, guardianship and administration, family care and 'granny flat' arrangements, misuse of powers of attorney.
|Name||Senior Rights Victoria|
|Phone||1300 368 821|
Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line
The Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line 1800 171 866 (freecall) provides information and support for a range of issues. Operating Monday-Friday from 8.30am-6pm (excluding public holidays).
|Name||Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line|
|Phone||1800 171 866|