- Promote victim-defined advocacy and services for older survivors by providing information and resources on equitable and accessible programs, safety planning, outreach, and mandatory reporting.
- Foster coordinated community response (CCR) teams by offering training and technical assistance on building or enhancing CCR teams to address the needs of older adults.
- Advocate for elder justice by providing information on legal remedies and resources to enhance victim safety and to hold offenders accountable.
- Raise awareness of abuse in later life and elder abuse by creating effective outreach materials and engaging in various diverse methods to heighten the visibility of older survivors and their needs.
- Engage in policy development by working on a range of issues that affect survivors of abuse in later life.
- Partner with organizations that address domestic violence, sexual assault, abuse in later life, and elder abuse to promote respect and dignity across the lifespan and to confront ageist social norms.
NCALL staff are available to provide technical assistance, consultation, training, and resources related to abuse in later life and elder abuse.
Technical Assistance and Consultation: NCALL staff provide technical assistance and consultation to professionals and the public on abuse in later life and elder abuse. In addition, NCALL provides technical assistance to Office on Violence Against Women Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life grantees.
Training: NCALL trainers are available to provide information to professionals and volunteers working in domestic violence and sexual assault programs, the aging services network, adult protective services, health care, the criminal and civil justice systems, faith communities, and other organizations. Staff are available for both in-person and online trainings.
Resources: NCALL has created information sheets, curricula, toolkits, videos, webinars, web graphics, and posters on a variety of topics for various audiences related to abuse in later life and unique issues facing older adults and survivors of abuse. Please visit our Resources page to view these materials.
For additional information or assistance, please contact NCALL.