The Elder Abuse Unit provides information, support and legal advice to people who have been impacted by elder abuse.

This free service is funded by the Federal Government and is available to people aged 65 years or over, living in metropolitan Adelaide.

Our qualified legal practitioners and social workers can provide support that includes:

  • assessments for people who may be experiencing elder abuse
  • legal advice and representation
  • education and information
  • case-management
  • counselling for abuse victims
  • referrals to other services.


> What is elder abuse

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> What forms of elder abuse are there?

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Important: If you or anyone you know is experiencing elder abuse, or you have suspicions of abuse, please feel free to contact the Elder Abuse Unit for a free confidential telephone discussion. You can be assured that your information will be kept private and confidential.

Clinicians, support workers and other professionals can refer clients to the Elder Abuse Unit by phone, email, or by completing an online referral form. The Elder Abuse Unit operates between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays and weekends).