Safety & Security

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Services to help inform and protect residents from physical, mental and social harms.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Seniors Guidebook to Safety and SecurityThis guide is for seniors, their family members, care-givers, friends, and anyone else who may find it useful. It is not meant to include everything but tries to answer some common concerns when it comes to seniors’ safety and security. Our goal is to raise awareness of seniors’ safety issues to improve their quality of life.

Hamilton Fire Department

Fire Prevention & Safety Programs – to identify fire hazards, proper use of detectors, escape plans.  Call 905-546-2424 Ext. 1380

Alarmed and Ready – homeowners who have challenges with installing or maintaining home alarms due to physical or mental health, age or financial concerns, can request a Firefighter to come to their home by appointment to check, install or maintain alarms at no charge.  Call 905-546-3382

Hamilton Police Service

Victim Services Branch – 24/7 support for victims of crime or trauma – 905-546-4904

Seniors Support Officer – to help seniors with challenges such as home safety, frauds and scams and elder abuse.  Call 905-546-4925

Distress Services – for people facing mental or emotional crises

Emergency Shelters are available in Hamilton for families, women, men and youth.

Medical Alerts – for people who live alone and have health and/or mobility issues to be able to get help quickly in the event of an accident or illness and notify emergency personnel of their conditions.

Consumer Protection

Consumer Protection Ontario – provides information about a variety of business interactions and how to protect yourself.  You can also learn your rights under the Consumer Protection Act and file a consumer complaint.  Call 1-800-889-9768

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre – for reporting fraud if you are a victim.  Call 1-888-495-8501 or connect online with the Fraud Reporting System.

Contact Us!

163 Dundas Street East Waterdown, Ontario Mailing address: P.O. Box 240, L0R 2H0 905.689.7880 1.800.297.3427

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