Support Directory

Use this page on Compass to find organisations dedicated to tackling elder abuse. To get started select what you need help with.

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1800 RESPECT

Provides 24 hour support, information and referrals for anyone affected by sexual assault, domestic violence or abuse.

NA

Mon-Sun: 24 hours a day

ACT Human Rights Commission

You can complain to the Commission if you believe an older person or an adult with a disability is subject to, or at risk of neglect, abuse or exploitation. 

ACT

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

ACT Police Seniors Liaison Unit

Assists with a wide range of matters involving older people, including identifying, preventing and reporting elder abuse.

ACT

Mon-Sun: 24 hours a day

ADA Australia

Advocacy and education service supporting and improving the wellbeing of older people and people with disabilities across Queensland.

QLD

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-4:00pm

Adult Safeguarding Unit

Adult Safeguarding Unit located in the Office for Ageing Well and has a strong focus on safeguarding the rights of adults at risk of abuse.

SA

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Advocacy Tasmania Inc

Helps people to be heard and understood. Can provide information about your rights, and help you to deal with problems or complaints.

TAS

Mon-Sun: 9:00am-4:00pm

Advocare Inc

Operates the Western Australian elder abuse helpline,  provides free and confidential information, support and referrals to anyone impacted by elder abuse.

WA

Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm

Aged Care Complaints Commissioner

A free service for raising concerns about the quality of care or services that are delivered to people receiving aged care services.

NA

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Aged Rights Advocacy Service

Supporting older people in South Australia to uphold their aged care and human rights for over 29 years. Assists elder people with information and access to residential aged care services. 

SA

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Ageing and Disability Abuse Helpline

Information, practical support and referrals for abused or disabled older people across New South Wales.

NSW

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Ageing and Disability Commission

Provides information, support and can receive reports about concerns or risks of abuse, neglect or exploitation of older people and adults with disability.

NSW

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Albany Community Legal Centre

Provides legal assistance, tenant advocacy, disability advocacy, community legal education and regional legal clinics, in the Great Southern community of Western Australia. 

WA

Mon-Thurs: 8:30am-4:00pm 

Australian Association of Gerontology

Helping to improve the experience of ageing through research, policy and practice. It convenes a special interest group on elder abuse.

NA

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Australian Banking Association

The Australian Banking Association (ABA) is comprised of 24 member banks and contributes to the development of public policy in banking, including the new Code of Banking Practice.

NA

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Australian Financial Complaints Authority

Providing individuals and small businesses with fair, free and independent dispute resolution for financial complaints.

NA

Mon-Fri: 9:00am–5:00pm