RESOURCES FOR ELDER ABUSE SUPPORT
If you or someone else is hurt or in danger, call 9-1-1 immediately.
Click here for a full list of community emergency phone numbers.
Senior’s Information Line
Call the NWT Senior’s Society if you would like to speak to someone about a problem or if you need help with any program or service related to seniors.
Lines are open Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
NWT Senior’s Society
Phone: (867) 920-7444
Toll free: (800) 661-0878
NWT Family Violence Shelters (NWT Shelter Network)*
For information, referrals, support and to apply for an Emergency Protection Order, the NWT Shelter Network can support older adults experiencing abuse.
Emergency lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Family Support Centre – Hay River
Crisis line: (867) 874-3311
Toll-free: (833) 372-3311
Alison McAteer House – Yellowknife
Crisis line: (867) 873-8257
Inuvik Transition House – Inuvik
Crisis line: (867) 777-3877
Sutherland House – Fort Smith
Crisis Line: (867) 872-4133
Toll free: (877) 872-5925
Aimayunga Women and Emergency Foster Care Shelter – Tuktoyaktuk
Crisis line: (867) 977-2000
*You can access a shelter services even if there is not one in your community. Call a shelter crisis line and a worker will help you access services.
Regional Health and Social Service Authorities
Beaufort-Delta: (867) 777-8000
Deh Cho: (867) 695-3815
Fort Smith: (867) 872-6200
Hay River: (867) 874-7100
Sahtu: (867) 587-3650
Tlicho Community Services Agency: (867) 392-3000
Yellowknife: (867) 873-7276