June 19, 2015Elder Abuse Panel Discussion The President of the CEA Kathy Kanaley, Elder Abuse Attorney Sarah Duval from Legal Services for the Elderly, and Adult Protection Case Worker Michelle Cook spoke at the Erie County Library about the financial exploitation of the elderly. This was an excellent event where individuals in the library learned about the signs and symptoms of financial exploitation and what Adult Protection and Legal Services for the Elderly can do to help.
If you Suspect Abuse, TAKE ACTION!
More than 1,500 cases of elder abuse are reported each year in Erie County. Many more cases are never reported.
If you suspect abuse and would like legal assistance, please contact:
Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled, or Disadvantaged of WNY: 716-853-3087
For immediate assistance 24 hours a day, call Crisis Services Hotline at: 716-834-3131
If you suspect someone is being abused, call Erie County Protective Services for Adults: 716-858-6877
For general information on programs or referrals call: 716-858-8526
In an emergency, call 911