Learn about elder abuse prevention and where you can meet with a lawyer for free.

SAIL (Seniors Abuse & Information Line)
#150-900 Howe Street Vancouver, BC  V6Z 2M4
Tel: 1-866-437-1940  info@seniorsfirstbc.ca
Offers a safe place for older adults, and those who care about them, to talk about situations where they feel they are being abused or mistreated. Also have information about elder abuse prevention. 8am-8pm daily except holidays. Language interpretation Monday to Friday, 9:00-4:00pm. TTY at 604-428-3359. Also offers legal help on certain issues to people age 55+, who cannot afford help.

Seniors Legal Clinics @ City Centre Library
Tel: 604-336-5653 
Can help with a variety of legal issues including tenancy, wills, pension issues and more. Call to book an appointment. Have clinics around the Lower Mainland including at the City Centre Library.

Seniors Legal Clinics @ Come Share Society
15008 26th Ave Surrey BC
#4 – 15355 102A Avenue, Surrey
Tel: 604-531-9400 ext. 204
Legal help for seniors with power of attorney, wills, healthcare representation agreements and real estate. All 30 minute appointments are free. Any additional appointments or when any legal work has been completed the standard legal fees will be charged. Appointment required, call or email to book. Offered at two locations, one in Guildford, the other in South Surrey.

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