Halton Regional Police Service

Seniors and Law Enforcement Together, SALT

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Record #: OAK2690 Last Modified: 28 Oct 2013 Last Full Update: 22 Jul 2013 Update Schedule: 01 Aug 2014
Record Owner: OAK Date Created: 23 Dec 1993 Date Deleted: N/A  
Organization Info
Alternate NameHRPS
AddressHalton Regional Police Service Headquarters
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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Located In CommunityNorth Oakville
Nearest Main IntersectionBronte Rd and QEW
Mailing Addressc/o Constable Wendy Moraghan
Areas ServedHalton Region
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Hours/Dates/Meeting Details
HoursAdministration Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
DatesSeminars take place any date or time depending on availability
Contact Information
Office PhoneLocal, non-emergency 905-825-4777 or 905-878-5511 (north Halton) ext 5064
TTY Phone1-800-990-8199
Organization Emailinfo@haltonpolice.ca
Primary ContactConstable Wendy Moraghan, Elder Services Coordinator, Halton Regional Police Service; Phone: 905-825-4777 or 905-878-5511 ext 5064; Email: Wendy.Moraghan@haltonpolice.ca
Description & Services
DescriptionThe Mission statement of S.A.L.T. is to “Respect, Educate, Advocate and Communicate with seniors in partnership with the Halton Regional Police Service. 
* increase awareness of the available services for seniors, including crime prevention and victim assistance programs  
* improve communication networks between communities and service agencies of Halton  
* establish and maintain contact with seniors, faith groups, retirement homes and other organizations in the community to encourage and facilitate dialogue on matters relating to seniors  
* advocate for seniors where appropriate  
* develop and implement, in cooperation with the police, programs and strategies to address concerns of seniors which may include presentations seniors, working with seniors in their social environment, information exhibits, and the use of the media to relay information 
* improve the quality of life for the seniors of Halton 
Other activities: 
Offers groups of seniors and/or caregivers a series of free educational seminars on topics including: 
* frauds and scams  
* personal safety at home and while travelling  
* home security  
* driving safety  
* abuse of Power of Attorney  
Broader TermsAbuse ; Adults ; Age groups ; Criminal offences ; Groups ; Law enforcement
SubjectsAdvisory groups ; Advocacy groups ; Crime prevention ; Elder abuse ; Police ; Seniors
Related TermsAdvocacy ; Family violence ; Lobby groups ; Police commissions ; Seniors clubs ; Seniors discounts ; Seniors housing
EligibilitySeniors and interested senior service providers are encouraged to become volunteers with the committees and assist with organizing presentations.
LanguagesEnglish ; Brochures in process of Multi-lingual translation by HMC
Directory Description and Headings
Seniors Directory DescriptionAH
Seniors Directory HeadingsHome Support Programs ; Legal/ Advisory / Advocacy ; Safety
Other Details
Resources AvailableBrochures
FundingRegional / Municipal ; Each committee raises their own funds to put on programs in the community and for print materials