Who do I call if I think I am a victim of Elder Abuse?
If you believe you are a crime victim, please call 911. The Philadelphia Police Department will investigate, prepare a report and, where possible, arrest the perpetrator.
What is the Elder Justice Project?
A support services program offered by the District Attorney's Office to serve victims of crime who are 60 years of age or older.
Whom should I contact if I would like to volunteer as a victim advocate in the Elder Justice Project?
Please call Catharine Thurston at 215-686-8752
Is there a fee for the services provided by the Elder Justice Project?
No. All help is a free, private, and confidential.
Whom should I contact to find out more about the Elder Justice Project?
Elder Justice Project Coordinator,
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
For more information please refer to Victims of Elder Abuse section.