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Resources and Links

Local or Regional

Broome County Family Violence Prevention Council

www.gobroomecounty.com/fvpc

Coalition on Elder Abuse in Dutchess County Resource List

When Elder Abuse May be a Concern: Resources in Dutchess County

Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City

www.cscs-ny.org

Eddy Haven for Abused Elderly
www.nehealth.com/senior_services/
The_Eddy_Haven_for_Abused_Elderly/

Erie County Council on Elder Abuse 

www.councilonelderabuse.org

Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention
at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale

 

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of Western New York   

 

Lifespan of Greater Rochester

www.lifespan-roch.org

New York City Elder Abuse Center
www.nyceac.com/

New York City Elder Abuse Network

www.nycean.net/

Oneida County Elder Abuse Coalition
www.ocgov.net/oneida/ofa/elderabusecoalition

Pace Women's Justice Center

www.law.pace.edu/services-and-programs

Syracuse Area Domestic & Sexual Violence Coalition
Elder Abuse Committee
www.verahouse.org/programs-and-services/
elder-abuse-education-outreach

 

New York State

2010 New York State Elder Abuse Summit Report


New York Prosecutors Training Institute (NYPTI)

http://www.nypti.org/

New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

www.nyscadv.org/

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault

http://nyscasa.org/


New York State Department of Financial Services
www.dfs.ny.gov/

New York State Department of State 

Division of Consumer Protection

http://www.dos.ny.gov/consumerprotection/

New York State Legislature
http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/menuf.cgi

New York State Office for the Aging
(provides links to all local offices)

www.aging.ny.gov/

New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
www.opdv.ny.gov/

New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services

http://www.oasas.ny.gov/special/index.cfm#

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
(provides links to all local offices)

www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/

New York State Office of Victim Services


NY Connects (provides links to all local points of contact)


Under the Radar: New York Elder Abuse Prevalence Study

 

Other States

University of California, Irvine Center of Excellence
on Elder Abuse & Neglect
www.centeronelderabuse.org/

Utah Cost of Financial Exploitation Study

 

National

American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging
www.americanbar.org/aging

Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly (CANE)
www.cane.udel.edu/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

www.consumerfinance.gov/older-americans/

Elder Justice Coalition

www.elderjusticecoalition.com/

Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network Project


MetLife Study of Elder Financial Abuse –
www.metlife.com/mmi/research/broken-trust-elder-abuse.html

and
www.metlife.com/mmi/research/elder-financial-abuse.html

National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)


National APS Resource Center

http://www.napsa-now.org/resource-center/main/

National Center for State Courts

http://www.ncsc.org/Topics/Children-Families-and-Elders/Elder-Abuse/Resource-Guide.aspx

National Center for Victims of Crime

www.victimsofcrime.org/

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)

www.ncea.aoa.gov

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life

www.ncall.us/

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA)
www.preventelderabuse.org/

National Institute on Aging
www.nia.nih.gov/

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
www.ovc.gov/

United States Administration on Aging
www.aoa.gov/

United States Department of Justice (DOJ)
www.justice.gov/

 

International

International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA)

www.inpea.net/

World Privacy Forum

www.worldprivacyforum.org

 

Additional Archived Listings Moved Here from Home Page

 

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Crack Down on Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Public Lewdness

     Legislation relating to the crime of aggravated harassment in the second degree is effective immediately.

read press release

read chap. 188 - effective immediately     read sponsor's memo

read chap 184

 

New York State Senate & Assembly Release Comprehensive Legislative Packages

NYS Senate releases Report & Legislative Package to help protect older adults

read Senate press release with links to proposed legislation

read Senate Report on Financial Exploitation

S.7188/A.8780, Chap. 347   

Signed by Governor on Sept 4, 2014 effective immediately 

    Allows social worker or informal caregiver to be present and give care to vulnerable elderly person during grand jury proceedings.

read 2014 Chap 347

 

NYS Assembly Legislative Package strengthens protections for domestic violence victims

read Assembly press release with links to proposed legislation

A.7720/S.4187 passed in both houses  

     If signed, will relate to the crime of stalking and unauthorized tracking of an individual with a GPS or other device.

     Signed by Governor on July 23, 2014- Chap. 184 

 

 

 

Archived

 

Jan 2016 NYS OCFS Adult Services E-Newsletter - 2015 Highlights from Around the State     

read June 2016 newsletter

read Jan 2016 newsletter

read Sept 2014 newsletter 

read March 2015 newsletter

 

 

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

subscribe to OPDV bulletins

 

 

Gov Cuomo Announces $6.2 Million for Sexual Assault & DV Programs

read Governor's announcement with quotes from many community leaders around the state

 

complete list of NYS Federal VAWA grant awards by category & region

 

Intimate Partner Violence in Later Life - read guest article by Scott Speanburg, NYS OPDV

For additional information:

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (NYS OPDV)

 

NYS OPDV information regarding older adults

 

NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV)

 

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL)

 

In Their Own Words: Domestic Abuse in Later Life

 

NYS Office of Children & Family Services, Adult Services Newsletters

read Sept 2014 newsletter 

read March 2014 newsletter  

read Sept 2013 newsletter

read Spring 2013 newsletter

read Fall 2012 newsletter

 

 

2013 Nationwide Survey of Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Elderly and/or Vulnerable Persons

Mandatory Reporting Chart updated Nov 2013

 

Public Hearings

NYS Assembly Public Hearings on Financial Abuse - Dec 11 & Dec 5

Committees on Aging and Banks

 

Committees on Codes and Judiciary

 

Archived Hearing Transcripts/Video

select 2011-2012 Legislative Session;

choose View all Hearing video ...; click on Submit; scroll down to Dec 11 & Dec 5 hearings

 

 

U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing America's Invisible Epidemic:

Preventing Elder Financial Abuse

connect to webcast & documents

 

Laws & Legislation

 

White Collar Crime Task Force

An initiative of the NYS District Attorney Association

 

Sweeping recommendations, including procedural changes & amendments to NYS laws governing prosecution of corruption, cybercrime, ID theft, money laundering, and fraud - including elder fraud.

Task Force Press Release

Full Report

Appendix with amendments

Legislation introduced in 2014 in response to Task Force recommendations: A.8777/S.7177;  A.8778/S.7179; A.8779/S.7178;  A.8780/S.7188; A8781/S.7187

to access these bills - change date to 2014

A.8780/S.7188 Signed by Governor on Sept 4, 2014 

     Allows social worker or informal caregiver to be present and give care to vulnerable elderly person during certain grand jury proceedings.

read 2014 Chap. 347

 
   
         
 

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