Peterborough Elder Abuse Prevention Network

Peterborough Elder Abuse Prevention Network

Mission Statement/Mandate

That Peterborough County and City is a safe, respectful and supportive place for older adults to live free from abuse and enjoy independence.

To be leaders in the development of an integrated and collaborative strategy to address the prevention of elder abuse in Peterborough City and County through networking, information sharing, raising awareness and advocacy.

1. To foster active collaboration with community groups and individuals having similar objectives and goals.

2. To maintain and support the collaborative, coordinated and effective community response to the abuse of older persons across Peterborough, using a standard community protocol.

3. To advocate for government policies at all levels of government that strengthen Peterborough’s community response to elder abuse.

4. To actively engage in education and outreach initiatives to enhance the awareness of elder abuse.

Communities Served
Peterborough, City and County

Chairperson: Catherine Pink

Telephone: 705-742-7067 ext. 204

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