Community Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse for the Eastern Counties and Akwesasne
The Network is a long standing, well established, local non-profit network that encompasses a full continuum of services dedicated to the social identification, community education, and prevention of elder abuse.
The network is comprised of volunteer board members in the areas of criminal justice, social assistance, community outreach, healthcare, and mental health agencies all within our local community.
1. To increase community and agency/organizational awareness of elder abuse.
2. To prevent elder abuse through the development of training and educational opportunities for seniors/elders, service providers, caregivers, volunteers, students and the community at large.
3. To utilize diverse strengths and resources to develop mechanisms for responding effectively and consistently to situations of elder abuse.
4. To advise the Elder Abuse Program Coordinator.
Eastern Counties and Akwasane