It’s Not Right

Neighbours, friends and family members can make a difference in the life of an older adult who may be experiencing abuse or neglect. Even your small actions can make a big difference.

Attend a free information session in your community and learn how…

  • Attitudes about older adults can lead to abuse
  • As a neighbor, friend or family member, know how to respond safely and supportively to someone experiencing abuse
  • Learn “See it, Name it, and Check it” – an easy way to recognize and do something about abuse

Up Coming Information Sessions
April 13, 2015 1-4 pm Golden Age Society
April 28, 2015 7-8:30 pm Whitehorse Public Library
Haines Junction – Date to be Announced
Old Crow – Date to be Announced

Contact “It’s Not Right!” Yukon Coordinator, Debbie Janzen or phone 867-393-2044 for more information.

“It’s Not Right!” Neighbours, Friends & Families for Older Adults is a national campaign developed and delivered by the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children, University of Western.

Funding is provided by Crime Prevention & Victim Services Trust Fund of Yukon.

Program offered by Yukon Public Legal Education Association in partnership with “It’s Not Right! Neighbours, Friends & Families for Older Adults”, a project funded through the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.

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